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Have state and federal waivers changed the number of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants that a physician may supervise?

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Exercising the authority under Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-39-20, the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) issued the following orders on April 14, 2020. These orders may be amended as circumstances required. They currently are set to expire on August 12, 2020 (extended from June 13, 2020). 

While these waivers are in effect, there are no legal limits on the number of nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants that a physician may supervise at one time.

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