2013 Regular Session



Rules of Interpretation - Interpretation of "Physician" - Inclusion of Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant

Sponsored by:

Delegate Nathan-Pulliam


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring that, under specified circumstances, the term "physician" include an "advanced practice nurse" and a "physician assistant"; prohibiting, under specified circumstances, a requirement for additional authorization of a unit of State government to endorse a document under the application of a specified provision of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Eckardt, Elliott, Hubbard, Jones, A. Kelly, Krebs, Murphy, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Tarrant, and V. Turner
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Nurses
Physician Assistants
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Statutes:Article - Rules of Interpretation

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