VAPA 2022 Legislation Signed By Governor Youngkin

On April 7th, Governor Youngkin signed HB 145 in to law. The legislation permits a PA appointed as a medical examiner to practice without a practice agreement; allows a PA working in the field of orthopedics to use fluoroscopy, provided other requirements are met; and adds PA to the list of hospice personnel who may be part of a medically directed interdisciplinary team

The new language will take effect July 1, 2022. Please find the text of the new law here.