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Governors Push to Expand Role of PAs, Telemedicine
HealthLeaders Media

The National Governors Association says states should review and consider easing scope-of-practice restrictions on physician assistants so they can help with growing patient workloads anticipated under healthcare reform and the Medicaid expansion.

“PAs are an important component of developing strategies to deliver healthcare more efficiently and effectively,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) said in prepared remarks accompanying the release of The Role of Physician Assistants in Health Care Delivery.