EMTALA and PAs

A summary of PA roles and responsibilities related to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, including medical screening exams, certifying false labor, emergency department call, and transferring patients.

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New CMS Rule Provides Additional PA Practice Flexibility

CMS yesterday released additional regulatory flexibilities for PAs in response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. The Medicare and Medicaid Programs Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency interim final rule temporarily authorizes PAs to supervise diagnostic tests.