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49 Pa. Code § 18.161. Physician assistant employed by medical care facilities.


§ 18.161. Physician assistant employed by medical care facilities.

 (a)  A physician assistant may be employed by a medical care facility, but shall comply with the requirements of the act and this subchapter.

 (b)  The physician assistant may not be responsible to more than three supervising physicians in a medical care facility.

 (c)  This subchapter does not require medical care facilities to employ physician assistants or to permit their utilization on their premises. Physician assistants are permitted to provide medical services to the hospitalized patients of their supervising physicians if the medical care facility permits it.

 (d)  Physician assistants granted privileges by, or practicing in, a medical care facility shall conform to policies and requirements delineated by the facility.


   The provisions of this §  18.161 amended under sections 8, 13 and 36 of the Medical Practice Act of 1985 (63 P. S. § §  422.8, 422.13 and 422.36).


   The provisions of this §  18.161 amended August 13, 1993, effective August 14, 1993, 23 Pa.B. 3780; amended November 17, 2006, effective November 18, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 7009. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (222934).

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