Physician Assistants: Scope of Practice by State

Increasingly – and fast-tracked by emergency COVID-19 authorizations – state legislatures are recognizing the power that full practice authority for Physician Assistants can have for patients in their states. By allowing PAs to practice to the fullest extent of their license, barriers to care are reduced and more patients can be seen effectively and efficiently. 

Where does your state stand on PA practice? Click the map above to view the latest PA scope of practice by state, provided by the NCSL Scope of Practice Policy.

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