Indiana last state to give PAs prescriptive authority

May 7, 2007

Beginning July 1, physicians will be able to delegate prescriptive authority to physician assistants (PAs) in Indiana.

Beginning July 1, physicians will be able to delegate prescriptive authority to physician assistants (PAs) in Indiana. ?We are delighted to be able to say that PAs in all 50 states now have delegated prescriptive authority,? said Steve Crane, executive VP/CEO of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. The bipartisan bill also changes the PA credentialing awarded by the state from a certificate to a license and authorizes a physician to delegate duties to a PA that are within the supervising physician?s scope of practice.

 

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