Topics & Insights2022-01-25T17:00:20+00:00

Response to: “One Thing That Should Be on CMO’s Priority List,” Becker’s Healthcare, January 25, 2022

March 2nd, 2022|Tags: |

PPP's Rebekah Bernard responds to the article, saying: "If a fully trained physician... is considered inadequate to care for intensive care patients, how then can it be considered safe to allow NPs and PAs, with far less training, to fill that same role?"

Tennessee Physician Alert: Two Bills Have Returned to This Year’s Legislature – YOUR ACTION NEEDED NOW

February 4th, 2022|Tags: |

Two harmful bills are advancing again in 2022 that would remove physician oversight for the state’s APRNs and eliminate requirements for PAs to have a formal relationship with a physician.

“What Will Happen to ME?” – LEGAL and Medical Risks of Nonphysician Practitioner (NPP) Care

February 2nd, 2022|Tags: |

Legislation has allowed non-physician practitioners (NPPs) to independently diagnose patients, without physician supervision. HOWEVER, consumer protection laws have not kept up with this trend.

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