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Nonphysician Practitioners

View the qualifications, covered services, exclusions and more for the below Nonphysician Practitioners.

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) - Advanced practice registered nurse, with graduate preparation from a program that prepares CNSs

Medical Scribe - Trained medical information manager who specializes in charting physician-patient encounters in real-time during medical exams. Also known as Clinical Scribe, ER Scribe or ED Scribe

Nurse-Midwife (CNM) - Advanced practice registered nurse who has specialized education and training in midwifery

Nurse Practitioner (NP) - Nurse who is qualified to treat certain medical conditions without direct supervision of a doctor

Physician Assistant (PA) - Mid-level medical practitioner who works under licensed doctor (an MD) or osteopathic physician (a DO) supervision


Last Updated Jun 16, 2017

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