Physician assistants; practice. (HB145)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)

Progress

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

Description

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 »

Status

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

History

DateAction
01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101644D
01/07/2022Committee
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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