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Expand PA Prescription Authority

Throughout the U.S., physician assistants are helping expand patient access to high quality care. PAs are highly trained medical professionals that work in medical teams. In every state but one they have the authority to prescribe controlled medications.

Kentucky remains the sole holdout.

It’s time for Kentucky to join the other 49 states and meet this basic standard of care. Our laws need to be modernized so that PAs practicing here can better meet the needs of patients. The new legislation, SB 55, would do just that by amending state law and establishing a process for PAs to prescribe these medications ...

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