The advantages of professional employer organizations can often outweigh the disadvantages for small to mid-sized groups. For CEO Bob Voltmann—whose staff lives in eight different states—a PEO "really allows us to focus on running the association and serving the members and not tie up resources for compliance with state laws." But be aware that the PEO becomes a co-employer and has a say in disciplining or firing staff.
Manufacturers' association said accommodations would be made in new policy for employees who cannot be vaccinated for medical and religious reasons.
While group no longer represents a majority of doctors, it stemmed member losses in recent years through focus on advocacy, equity and technology.