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Apr 02, 2020

Gov. Murphy Temporarily Expands Scope of Practice for Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, While Also Providing Broad Civil Immunity to Health Care Professionals Aiding With the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases in New Jersey is expected to continue to rise and in anticipation of the need to expand the New Jersey health care system’s capacity, Gov. Murphy issued Executive Order 112 on April 1, 2020 (“Order”).» Read More

Sep 25, 2018

IMPAIRED PHYSICIANS – Health Care Counsel Can Help Navigate the Rough Waters

Physicians participating in or considering enrollment in an “impaired physician program” which in New York is the Committee for Physician Health (CPH) and in New Jersey is the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey (PAPNJ), often need legal assistance regarding the status of their medical license. » Read More

Mar 02, 2018

To Be or Not To Be – Must a Physician Be On Premises When Supervising a PA?

The law in New Jersey states that a physician assistant (PA) may practice only under the direct supervision of a physician. At any one time, a physician may supervise up to four PAs.  We are often asked what “direct supervision” means and whether the supervising physician is required to be on premises for a PA to be able to see patients. » Read More