Physician assistants; practice. (HB145)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Practice of physician assistants. Removes the requirement that physician assistants appointed as medical examiners practice as part of a patient care team. For hospice program licensing, the bill adds physician assistants to the list of hospice personnel who may be part of a medically directed interdisciplinary team. The bill removes a reference to physician assistants in the definition of patient care team podiatrist. Finally, the bill permits physician assistants working in the field of orthopedics as part of a patient care team to utilize fluoroscopy for guidance of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, provided other requirements are met. Read the Bill »


01/18/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101644D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB145)
01/18/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #2

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