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HB21-1184

Physician Assistant Collaboration And Reimbursement

Concerning physician assistants, and, in connection therewith, establishing requirements for health benefit plans concerning physician assistants, changing the relationship between a physician and a physician assistant from supervision to collaboration, and establishing collaboration requirements.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill establishes requirements for health benefit plans related to health-care services provided by physician assistants and reimbursement for such services.

The bill also modifies the relationship between a physician assistant and a physician by removing the supervision requirement and replacing it with a requirement that a physician assistant collaborate with a physician. Formal collaboration with a physician is required only for a physician assistant with fewer than 5,760 hours of practice experience or who is beginning practice in a new specialty.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Lontine, Rep. P. Will
Sen. F. Winter

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