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PAs May Obtain a Waiver to Prescribe Suboxone

The supervising physician must be waivered as well. Suboxone is a Schedule III controlled substance so the prescriber must have registration for this class of drugs with the DEA and meet the state requirement for this drug in the PA’s Delegation of Services Agreement. The ...
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NCCPA Lobbying Derails PA Legislation

Take Action Now. As the voice for California PAs, CAPA will do all we can to prevent NCCPA from hurting PA practice and restricting patient access to care. We need all California PAs to be CAPA members and we urge you to contact NCCPA leaders ...

PAB CME Audits Are Now In Effect

The Physician Assistant Board (PAB) is auditing a random sample of PAs they license. The documentation requested as part of the audit is mandatory. Please note that failing to provide the requested information to the board is unprofessional conduct for which you may be cited.

Employment Development Department

Effective immediately, California PAs may certify Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefits. CAPA sponsored Senate Bill 1083 was signed by Governor Brown on September 18, 2014.

Alternative Options to Document Supervision

Key components of SB 337 include that practices and/or teams will be able to choose alternative options for documenting supervision and the 100% mandate for co-signature of scheduled medications may be reduced to 20% if specific criteria is met.