Physician assistant; eliminates certain requirement for practice. (HB2039)

Introduced By

Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Practice as a physician assistant. Eliminates the requirement that a physician assistant enter into a practice agreement with a single patient care team physician or patient care team podiatrist and provides that a patient care team physician or patient care team podiatrist shall not be liable for the actions or inactions of a physician assistant for whom the patient care team physician or patient care team podiatrist provides collaboration and consultation. The bill also makes clear that a student physician assistant shall not be required to be licensed to engage in acts that otherwise constitute practice as a physician assistant, provided that the student physician assistant is enrolled in an accredited physician assistant education program. Read the Bill »

Status

01/26/2021: passed committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102733D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/20/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2039)
01/21/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (20-Y 0-N)

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