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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-27.13a: medical malpractice liability insurance, letter of credit required.

          11. a. A physician assistant who engages in clinical practice in this State is required to be covered by medical malpractice liability insurance, or if such liability coverage is not available, by a letter of credit. The board shall establish by regulation the minimum amount for medical malpractice liability insurance coverage or lines of credit.

b. The physician assistant shall include, on the physician assistant's license renewal form, the name and address of the insurance carrier or the institution issuing the letter of credit to the physician assistant.

c. A physician assistant who is in violation of this section is subject to disciplinary action and civil penalties pursuant to sections 8, 9, and 12 of P.L.1978, c.73 (C.45:1-21 to 22 and 45:1-25).

d. The board shall notify all licensed physician assistants of the requirements of this section within 30 days of the date of enactment of P.L.2015, c.224 (C.45:9-27.13a et al.).

L.2015, c.224, s.11.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2016-02-03 09:12:57.

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