AAPA applauds the U.S. Senate for passing the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act (S. 296/H.R. 2150) as an inclusion in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the “CARES Act” (H.R. 748).
Today, AAPA released its 2019 Salary Report as well as compensation numbers for the profession nationwide. The AAPA Salary Report is the only PA salary resource that provides detailed information about base salary, base hourly wage, bonus, and benefits.
The 2019-2020 American Academy of PAs (AAPA) Board of Directors began its leadership year on July 1. President and Chair of AAPA’s Board of Directors David E. Mittman, PA, DFAAPA of Boynton Beach, Florida, will lead the organization.
Last week, MedPAC released its June 2019 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System, which included a recommendation to eliminate “incident to” billing for PAs (physicians assistants) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) under the Medicare program.
AAPA is pleased to announce its 2019 annual awards to PAs and their colleagues who have distinguished themselves in service to their patients and their communities, and who have been dedicated advocates for the PA profession.
Today, AAPA applauds U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY) and Tom Carper (D-DE), for introducing S. 596, the Physician Assistant Direct Payment Act, authorizing PAs to receive direct payment under Medicare.
The American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) recently issued a position statement on advanced practice providers (APPs), which include PAs. AAEM’s position on APPs is not in the best interest of patients, and out of touch with how medicine is practiced today.