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NPPs get hired without licenses, despite exclusion; keep your guard up

Effective May 4, 2023
Published May 8, 2023
Last Reviewed May 4, 2023
A no-longer-licensed physician assistant (PA) was hired by a practice and worked as a PA on thousands of cases before being found out, leading to a prison sentence for her and a potential loss of thousands in billings for the practice. The case is a reminder that you have to make sure not only that your clinical workers meet specific licensing requirements, but also that you don’t let them veer out of compliance and put you and your patients at risk.

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