W2 vs. 1099: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know

With the introduction of app-based staffing agencies, CNAs, LPNs, and RNs can control when, where, and how often they work. To claim shifts through these apps, you’re working for a staffing agency as a W2 employee or a 1099 independent contractor.

While every staffing agency operates differently, anyone who works through ShiftMed is a W2 employee—but what does that mean exactly? You’re about to find out.