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§ 1399.540. Limitation on Medical Services.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 13.8. Physician Assistant Board
Article 4. Practice of Physician Assistants
16 CCR § 1399.540
§ 1399.540. Limitation on Medical Services.
(a) A physician assistant may only provide those medical services which he or she is competent to perform and which are consistent with the physician assistant's education, training, and experience, and which are delegated in writing by a supervising physician who is responsible for the patients cared for by that physician assistant.
(b) The writing which delegates the medical services shall be known as a delegation of services agreement. A delegation of services agreement shall be signed and dated by the physician assistant and each supervising physician. A delegation of services agreement may be signed by more than one supervising physician only if the same medical services have been delegated by each supervising physician. A physician assistant may provide medical services pursuant to more than one delegation of services agreement.
(c) The board or Medical Board of California or their representative may require proof or demonstration of competence from any physician assistant for any tasks, procedures or management he or she is performing.
(d) A physician assistant shall consult with a physician regarding any task, procedure or diagnostic problem which the physician assistant determines exceeds his or her level of competence or shall refer such cases to a physician.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 2018, 3502 and 3510, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 3502, Business and Professions Code.
1. Repealer and new section filed 9-20-83; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 83, No. 39). For prior history, see Register 79, No. 34.
2. Amendment filed 7-12-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 28).
3. Renumbering and amendment of former Article 3 (Sections 1399.540- 1399.545, not consecutive) to Article 4 filed 7-18-85; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 85, No. 32).
4. Amendment filed 7-8-2008; operative 8-7-2008 (Register 2008, No. 28).
5. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (c) filed 8-7-2013 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2013, No. 32).
This database is current through 9/3/21 Register 2021, No. 36
16 CCR § 1399.540, 16 CA ADC § 1399.540
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