Physician Connection

Drugs, Alcohol and Physician Health Programs

When you hear the term “impaired provider,” you may think of the medical doctor or physician assistant who practices under the influence or who has hit rock bottom to the point he or she can no longer hold a practice together.

Attorney Diane Bellquist explains that a provider with the mere diagnosis of an addiction illness, even if there is no functional impairment, may be labeled an impaired provider and monitored accordingly. This label can have serious consequences for the physician and his or her practice and is important to avoid.

Full Publication

This website uses first party and third party cookies to improve your experience and anonymously track site visits. By visiting this website, you opt-in to the use of cookies. OK