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    Clarification on PA Authorized Prescriptions

    As a reminder, since November 4, 2012, authorized prescriptions issued by a Physician Assistant(s) (PA) DO NOT require a physician’s co-signature or a physician’s name on a prescription. To learn more on this topic, please reference this Notice from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and this MAPA flyer on the topic. If you w...
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    2019 Physician Assistant Advocacy Day

    The Massachusetts Association of Physician Assistants (MAPA) invites you to join us for Physician Assistant Advocacy Day Monday, April 1stWelcoming remarks at 9:15am(All legislators present will be recognized) The Massachusetts State HouseGrand Staircase24 Beacon StBoston, MA 02133 Please join MAPA, Physician Assistants, and students from around th...
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    MAPA Files Bills for the 2019 Legislative Session

    View more information about the bills filed by clicking on the links below: S.1050/H.1686 An Act Relative to Physician Assistant Non-Competes S.1137/H.1709 An Act Enabling Physician Assistants to Authorize Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Holds...
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    How Can We Help Providers Better Address Opioid Use Disorder? Your Opinion Matters!

    Dear MAPA Members: Please share your perspective in this 15-20 minute survey. Made possible by funding from the GE Foundation and RIZE Massachusetts, Shatterproof, a national advocacy organization addressing stigma, and the Massachusetts Medical Society are partnering together to understand Massachusetts’ response to the opioid epidemic and t...
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    MAPA Does Not Support Question 1

    MAPA is not in support of Question 1, a ballot that will be on the November election for Massachusetts voters. To find out more about Question 1, please download the attachments below.   Question 1: The Impacts of Mandated Staffing Ratios – Flyer Question 1 Cost and Quality – Presentation  ...