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Physician assistants move from supervision to collaboration

The role of a physician assistant (PA) has historically been one of a “dependent practitioner” requiring close physician supervision, which included co-signatures, chart review requirements, co-locating physicians on-site where PAs deliver care, and limiting a PA’s scope of practice. The trend in state regulatory laws, however, has been moving toward more remote supervision of PAs and fewer oversight requirements of PA clinical practice.

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