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Since launching in Oklahoma in August 2017, the Uniform Application (UA) for PAs is now accepted by five medical and PA boards in four states (Maine allopathic and osteopathic, Montana, Oklahoma, and Washington allopathic). While this is a great start, in order for the UA to have as big an impact on the streamlining of […]
November 8, 2018
Last July, Congress passed legislation to allow PAs to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid addiction. However, outdated state laws may prevent some PAs from fully participating in this program. AAPA is working to get the most up-to-date information for PAs.
June 12, 2017
PA laws and regulations have come a long way in the past 50 years. States are improving patient access to healthcare and this includes tearing down barriers to PA practice, which is governed by the PA practice law and rules, as well as by sections of health law that govern specific aspects of healthcare.
A House of Delegates action that updated the “Guidelines for State Regulation of PAs” provides numerous opportunities for states to advance the PA profession.