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mid-level providerA popular term for a healthcare provider (e.g., nurse practitioner, physician assistant, etc.) whose activities are directed and/or dictated by a supervising physician, on whom liability for those activities rests.
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A category of health care professionals that includes physician assistants, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, and nurse practitioners. Synonym: mid-level practitioner
See also: provider
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