Physician Assistant License Defense In California
As a physician assistant, you have likely made a significant investment in time and money to develop and hone your skills to serve the health needs of your patients. Securing and defending your license as a physician assistant is key to your ability to practice your profession here in Los Angeles and throughout California.
Unfortunately, even an unfounded allegation of misconduct can derail your career and your future if you do not resolve the matter properly. If you are facing a citation, interim suspension or loss of your professional license, our attorneys at S J Harris Law can help. Our lawyers understand the complex steps involved in defending or restoring professional licenses.
Contact us today to talk to lawyers who understand what is at stake for you.
We Understand The Health Care Licensing System
Few people understand just how stressful it is to work in the health care system and have people depend on you for life-saving care. Mistakes happen, but the state takes these mistakes extremely seriously, and they can cost you your license. Possible reasons for penalties against your physician assistant license can include:
- Negligence and medical malpractice
- Practicing while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Improper billing
- Performing unnecessary procedures
A former deputy attorney general with the California Department of Justice, founding attorney Scott J. Harris prosecuted hundreds of cases related to professional licensing. Who better to represent you in these matters than someone who understands how the other side will approach your case? Scott Harris has experience in all types of discipline procedures, and can help you from the initial investigation through any hearings and appeals.
Get The Right Representation On Your Side
There are very few attorneys in California that understand these issues better than us rstand these issues better than us here at S J Harris Law. To talk to a lawyer committed to helping you protect your license and maintain your livelihood, call us at 323-370-6139 or at 877-865-6218 to schedule a free consultation.
Frequently Asked Questions
What can cause a penalty against my physician assistant license?
One of the most common reasons a physician’s license is under investigation is due to criminal charges, substance abuse, breaching the standard of care, negligent or reckless conduct, improper record keeping, unprofessional conduct, sexual misconduct, and Medi-Cal billing fraud.
What should I do to prevent accusations against my physician assistant license?
In order to protect your physician assistant license against a future accusation, you will want to ensure you know all of the rules and regulations that the Board of Behavioral Sciences outlines as misconduct. You will also need to refrain from criminal activity. If you have committed misconduct, or a criminal activity, contact S J Harris today.
What board handles physician assistant accusations?
Disciplining Physician Assistants