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HB 497 signed into law by Governor Matt Bevin

Monday, April 2, 2018

On April 2, 2018 HB 497, which amends KRS 202A.011 to include physician assistants on the list of individuals able to serve as qualified mental health professionals, was signed by signed by the Speaker of the House, the President of the Senate and delivered to Governor for signature. The bill was signed into law on April 13, 2018 by Governor Matt Bevin.

A special thank you to Representatives Daniel Elliott (R) and Steve Riggs (D) who sponsored this important legislation for PAs.

Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants
446 East High Street, Suite 10, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-977-7452

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