MOS_PAs in MMC_A6056_S5956.pdf

May 6, 2022
Memo of Support: Allow Physician Assistants to Serve as PCPs for Medicaid Managed Care Plans A6056 (Gottfried)/S.5956 (Rivera)

Physician assistants are already recognized as primary care practitioners by Medicare and commercial insurers for the vital role they play in delivering comprehensive whole person health care services. This legislation would allow physician assistants to serve as primary care practitioners for Medicaid managed care plans.