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S.F. No. 454 - Physician Assistants
 
Author: Senator Chris A. Eaton
 
Prepared By: Katie Cavanor, Senate Counsel (651/296-3801)
 
Date: March 20, 2015



 

SF 454 makes several modifications to the physician assistant chapter.

Section 1 (147A.01, subd. 17a) removes reference to an alternative supervising physician in the definition of a physician-physician delegation agreement.

Section 2 (147A.01, subd. 23) removes reference to referring to the supervising physician as the primary supervising physician in the definition of a supervising physician.  Also removes the limit in the number of full-time physician assistants that a supervising physician can supervise at one time.

Section 3 (147A.20. subd. 1) strikes a paragraph that refers to alternative supervising physicians.

Section 4 is a Revisor’s instruction to change the term “physician’s assistant” to “physician assistant.”

Section 5 repeals section 147A.01, subd. 5 (definition of an alternative supervising physician) and 147A.20, subd 2 (notification of intent to practice).

 
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