Summary of PA Practice

The majority, but not all, of the LAWS pertaining to PA practice are found in Article 1, General Provisions, of the PA PRACTICE ACT beginning with Section 3500 of the California Business and Professions Code (BPC) – just 6 pages. Sections are listed below.


PA Practice Act: BPC, Article 1, Chapter 7.7, Article 1, § 3500-3503.5

The majority, but not all, of the REGULATIONS pertaining to PA practice are found in Article 4, Practice of Physician Assistants, of the CA CODE OF REGULATIONS (CCR) beginning Section 1399.540 – just 5 pages. Sections are listed below.


CCR: Title 16, Article 4, §: 1399.540 through 1399.547

Medical Services Performable

 

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Summary of typical PA medical and
surgical services.
CAPAs Notes

 

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Overview with highlighted excerpts of some PA laws and regulations.
California Physician Assistant and Supervising Physician’s Legal Handbook (4th Edition – 2014)

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Valuable resource for California PAs
and physicians.
PAs as Independent Contractors

 

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Employee status or independent contractor?
Status as an Employee Exempt
vs. Non-Exempt

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Applicability of wage and hour laws;
exempt status.