AAPA’s Six Key Elements

Six Key Elements of a Modern PA Practice:

  1. “Licensure” as the regulatory term

  2. Full prescriptive authority

  3. Scope of practice determined at the practice level

  4. Adaptable collaboration requirements

  5. Chart co-signature requirements determined at the practice

  6. No restriction on the number of PAs with whom a physician may collaborate

Learn more about the key elements visit AAPA's issue brief.


Number of Key Elements in State PA Law

Six Key Elements


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