The implication is that even though AJ is a gossipy widow, team HankMed should just indulge her because she’s a paying customer. In the end, the joke is on Hank: AJ is not who she appears to be. But adopting the “Yenta persona” has allowed AJ to slip thru Hank’s defense shield.
A sheynem dank to the Royal Pains writers. I’m sure Bea Arthur is looking down from above right now with a big smile on her face!
Top photo (1964): Bea Arthur as Fiddler’s very first Yente.
Bottom photo: Rena Sofer as “AJ” in Season #2 Finale.