Advocacy Resources

Advocating for the profession is an ongoing effort – and we can’t do it without you. That’s why we offer downloadable resources to help you advocate for yourself in the workplace and for the profession as a whole.

Use the filters on the leftabove to search our database of downloadable PDFs on state laws, federal comments, reimbursement issues, Optimal Team Practice, and much more.

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Direct Payment for PAs

As demand for PA medical and surgical services continues to grow, it is critical to streamline payment practices to increase access, improve transparency, and reduce administrative burdens on the Medicare program, PAs, employers and patients.

The Case for Separate PA Regulatory Boards

It is essential that PAs and physicians who are knowledgeable about PA practice participate as full voting members of the state regulatory board.

The Power of Telling the PA Story

When it comes to grassroots advocacy, few techniques are as effective as storytelling.

Grassroots Myths

Advocacy is for everyone. This article dispells the top five myths about grassroots advocacy.

Social Media and Legislative Advocacy

Social media has made it easy for us to get in contact with influencers such as Members of Congress and state officials. Many individual PAs as well as state chapters have used social media as a tool for advancing PA-positive legislation.

Optimal Team Practice Outreach Letter

Sample outreach letter to help explain and support Optimal Team Practice.

Optimal Team Practice Talking Points

Talking points to help you support states’ move toward Optimal Team Practice (OTP).

Fact Sheet: What Optimal Team Practice Means for Healthcare

Four ways how optimal team practice will improve healthcare.