What happens if my clinic loses DPA status and I am restricted by 19AA…?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK…

What happens if my clinic loses DPA status and I am restricted by 19AA…?

It entirely depends on what 3GA program you are on. 

MDRAP and PEP have told us that if a clinic loses DPA status they will allow their trainees to continue working in that clinic. 

DPA status is not a requirement for ACRRM Independent Pathway or RVTS, however if you are also restricted by 19AB you will be granted a General Exemption automatically to continue working at that clinic if it loses DPA status. 

Similarly, for the AGPT rural pathway you will be granted a temporary General Exemption to continue working at that clinic if it loses DPA status.

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