practice of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery Toolkit
August 1, 2019
The evolution of physician extenders
Due to our changing healthcare environment, there is an ever increasing need for additional primary care medicine providers. Physician extenders -- including Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants -- are lobbying to fill in those gaps. As a result, many states have introduced and passed legislation regarding the regulation of midlevel providers. The physician extenders generally want …
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