West Virginia PAs are the latest in the country to claim a legislative win this year! On April 21, Gov. Jim Justice signed SB 714, which makes many improvements to the PA practice environment in the Mountain State.
A new code structure for new and established outpatient Evaluation and Management (E/M) services is in effect. PA Emily Hill helps you understand what you need to know about the changes and how they will impact your own practice.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released new buprenorphine practice guidelines providing an exemption to the requirement for PAs to obtain 24 hours of training prior to treating patients with buprenorphine – a major barrier to treatment for PA patients.
Delaware Gov. John Carney recently signed HB 33, An Act to Amend Title 24 of the Delaware Code Relating to Physician Assistants. The legislation was the top legislative priority for the Delaware Academy of PAs and will create two PA seats on the Delaware medical board.