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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

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