Exciting New Report

AAPA.org has recently published a new state by state report on the State Laws for Plastic Surgery PAs. Access it in the members section.

What does a Plastic Surgery Physician Assistant do?...

Download these two informative articles to learn more.
The Role of a PA Part I
The Role of a PA Part II

AAPA Plastic Surgery Issue Brief

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Physicians as Assistants at Surgery:2011 Study

6th Edition

The American College of Surgeons along with other surgical specialty organizations reviewed for the 6th time, all procedures in the "Surgery" section of the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT TM) 2011. They determined whether the use of a physician as an assistant was necessary, (1) almost always, (2) some of the time, or (3) almost never. This information is then shown in a table. An excerpt on "Surgical Assistants" is also included which describes the College's view on the qualifications of a first assistant.

This information is to provide a guideline as to which procedures are Billable for PAs as First Assistants in the OR.

Check out the entire report here:

http://www.facs.org/ahp/pubs/2011physasstsurg.pdf

 

Calling All PA's

Please submit any plastic surgery news or articles to our Secretary, Jennifer Flannery, at flannj@u.washington.edu for submission for upcoming newsletters.

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