Level I Provider Type
Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Nursing Providers
A broad grouping of providers who are: 1) trained, educated, and certified to perform basic medical and minor surgical services (or to assist the physician in performance of more complex services) under general physician supervision; and 2) trained, educated at a post-graduate level, and certified to perform autonomous and specialized roles as nurse practitioners, midwives, nurse anesthetists, or clinical nurse specialists. Source: (1) American Society of Physician Assistants; (2) The Interagency Conference on Nursing Statistics