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Prescriptive Authority FAQ


Effective July 15th 2020 House Bill 135 takes effect in Kentucky, which would allow for prescriptive authority for Physician Assistants for Schedule III through V controlled substances provided that certain criteria is met beforehand. For more detailed information on how to complete your application for Prescriptive Authority visit our FAQ page at the link above.

KAPA recommends your organization review the statutory changes as well as the administrative regulations promulgated by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure. If you require assistance with interpreting or applying this statute please consult with private counsel as KAPA cannot provide legal advice. If you have questions please contact KAPA Executive Director Adam Haley, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 205, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 859-977-7452

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