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Are the physicians required to co-sign PA documentationYes, cosignature requirements are determined at the practice level by the supervising physician. Do some further research and answer the following questions.Compare the results for Florida with those from Texas, Alabama, and Pennsylvania. Outline the differences.
“Licensure” As a Regulatory TermFLYesTXYesALYesPAYesFull Prescriptive AuthorityYesYesYesYesScope of Practice Determined on SiteYesYesYesYesAdaptable Supervision RequirementsNoYesNoNoCosignature Requirements determined at the practice levelYesYesNoNoNo Limit on Number of Pas As a Physician Can superviseNo, more than 4No, more than 4No, more than4No, more than 2Offer an opinion for the difference in the number of Pas physicians can supervise among these states.The American Academy of Physician Assistants suggests that state laws addressing thesupervision of PAs avoid limiting the number of physician assistants that may be supervised by asingle MD. Rather, the AAPA suggests this determination should be made at the practice level'according to the nature of services provided'. Most state laws, however, don't followsuit. Currently, 40 states delineate a maximum number of physician assistants a physician maysupervise at one time. Those that do not limit the number of PAs an MD can supervise includeAlaska, Arkansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota,Rhode Island, Tennessee, and Vermont.
Critique Alabama’s co-signature requirement. As an HIM manager, what