Advocacy Central

AAPA works to advance the profession and promote quality, accessibility and cost-effectiveness in patient-centered healthcare. Our advocacy engagement includes initiatives related to the federal, state and grassroots levels.

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AAPA issue briefs cover a wide range of topics that are important to PAs and PA practice.
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Resources

Advocacy Action Center

Communicate with legislators on PA priority issues.

Advocacy Action Center

Advocacy Contacts

Contact AAPA staff in the Advocacy and Government Relations department.

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State Map – Six Key Elements

How your state measures up to the Six Key Elements of a modern PA practice act.

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Store Books

Purchase the definitive guides to PA state laws and reimbursement.

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Advocacy News

Vermont Governor Signs Act Modernizing PA Practice

On July 1, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed S.128, an act that significantly improves PA practice in the state. The legislation was the result of years of hard work by the PA Academy of Vermont.

New Florida Law Secures Critical Component of OTP for PAs

Priority legislation for the Florida Academy of PAs, HB 713, becomes law giving PAs a majority in the regulation of the profession, one of the pillars of Optimal Team Practice. The new law modifies the composition of the PA Council.

How to Advocate in a Time of Social Distancing

Now more than ever, PAs should be advocating for the profession, sharing their stories with legislators about the critical role PAs play in healthcare delivery. Learn about ways to build and keep up these important relationships when in-person meetings are not an option.

Minnesota PAs Celebrate New Law Removing References to Supervision, Delegation, and Physician Responsibility for PA Care

A new Minnesota law passed after years of effort by the Minnesota Academy of PAs removes references to supervision, delegation, and physician responsibility for care provided by PAs, allowing PAs to practice to the full extent of their education, training, and experience.

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