AN ACT TO ADJUST THE SUPERVISION ARRANGEMENT OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS AND TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE LICENSURE OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Revises proposed subsection (e2) of GS 90-18.1, which bars physician assistants (PAs) from performing final interpretations of diagnostic imaging studies. No longer includes plain film radiographs or ultrasound goods within the meaning of diagnostic imaging. Requires PAs conducting final interpretation of plain film radiographs to be supervised by a physician. Makes technical and conforming changes.