Apr 25, 2024

Roetzel HealthLaw Hotspot: Understanding Scope of Practice


Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot® is a podcast and YouTube channel for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry.

In this episode of HealthLaw HotSpot podcast, host Ericka Adler and fellow Roetzel attorney Christina Kuta discuss limitations on non-physician practitioners in terms of the services they can provide and the role of physicians in supervising these practitioners. From doctors' offices to med spas, the rules and regulations governing these practitioners vary widely depending on their licenses and related scope of practice. Ericka and Christina delve into the potential pitfalls and repercussions when practitioners exceed their scope of practice. They emphasize the importance of understanding state-specific laws regarding scope of practice, physician supervision of non-physician providers and the consequences of failing to provide adequate supervision.

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