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HB20-1041

Physician Assistants Financial Responsibility Requirements

Concerning financial responsibility requirements for physician assistants who have been practicing for at least three years.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subjects:
Insurance
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

The bill specifies that a physician assistant who has been practicing for at least 3 years must comply with the same financial responsibility requirements to which physicians are subject, namely to maintain professional liability coverage of at least $1 million per incident and $3 million aggregate per year. Additionally, the bill authorizes the Colorado medical board to exempt physician assistants from the financial responsibility requirements, or lessen the requirements, to the same extent permitted for physicians.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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