Change in Hearing Date for PA OTP Bill AB 328
NAPA is happy to inform our members that the hearing for AB 328, PA OTP Bill, has been moved to April 5th. This gives PAs more time to continue commenting on the Bill. Please support by following the instructions below. Tell legislators your story as a PA, and please have your family members also comment as Nevada residents as well. You can also sign up on the Nevada legislature page for alerts on this and other PA bills.
Thanks for your support.
Dear Nevada PA,
We are very excited to share that NAPA has secured introduction of AB 328 in the Nevada Legislature! This bill aims to achieve Optimal Team Practice for PAs in Nevada and needs a STRONG showing of PA support! NAPA Is working diligently to advocate on your behalf and we need your help to get the bill passed in the legislature. Please take a moment to follow this link to submit comments TODAY and ask your colleagues and friends to do so in support of PAs as well.
- Revises Nevada PA laws to allow PAs to more effectively and efficiently deliver health care by allowing PAs to consult with a physician or other qualified medical professional, as indicated by the patient’s condition and the standard of care, and in accordance with the PA’s training, experience, and current competencies.
- The physician-PA partnership is described as “collaborative” rather than “supervisory” to better reflect current practice.
- Adds two PAs to each of the state’s allopathic and osteopathic licensing boards (NSMBE and NSBOM)
- Makes PAs responsible for the care we provide to patients
- Allows PAs to be eligible for direct payment
- Authorizes PAs to place a license on inactive status when not practicing as a PA in the state
Brian Sady, DMSc, PA-C, DFAAPA, President
Nevada Academy of PAs