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House Bill 1241


House Bill 1241

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB1241 (Updated April 16, 2007 4:45 pm - DI 84)


Physician assistants. Authorizes a physician to delegate to a physician assistant duties that are within the supervising physician's scope of practice, including prescribing and dispensing certain drugs and medical devices. Requires that a supervising physician must be either: (1) physically present at the location where services are performed by the physician assistant; or (2) immediately available for consultation and in the county or a contiguous county of the location where the services are being rendered or at a hospital or health facility. Requires the supervisory agreement between the physician and the physician assistant to include certain information and be approved by the medical licensing board. Establishes requirements for a physician assistant to prescribe certain drugs. Requires the patient to be seen by the physician in certain circumstances. Changes references from certification to licensure of physician assistants. Makes certain other changes concerning the physician assistant committee and licensure of physician assistants.
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