c) the signature of the medical assistant and the participating physician. (f) a requirement that the participating physician verify the medical assistant`s qualifications.5 1 Note that this article focuses on changes to Michigan`s legal requirements for physicians (MDs) and medical assistants (PAs), osteopathic physicians (DOs), health care facilities and health care facilities (e.g. B care homes) are subject to parallel requirements. A PA who has a practice agreement with a physician may prescribe drugs and controlled substances ii-V in accordance with the procedures and protocols established by the rule. me. Comp. Laws No. 333.17076 Public Act 379 eliminates Michigan`s strict ratio requirements, which limit the number of APPs that can be treated under the supervision or delegation of any physician. Under the new law, the number of APs in a practice agreement with a participating physician and the number of people to whom a physician has delegated the authority to perform acts, duties or duties must respect the terms of the practice agreement and the standard of treatment. As a result, Michigan law no longer provides for specific restrictions on the number of PAs per participating physician.
Public Law 379 now defines “practice as a medical assistant” as the practice of medicine with a physician participating in a practice agreement.2 A “participating physician” is defined as a physician, a physician appointed by a group of physicians to represent that group, or a physician appointed by a health agency or agency to represent that health agency or agency.3 A group of physicians may be a group of physicians. who, with the exception of individual practitioners, appoint one or more physicians in the group to conclude the practice agreement. Michigan law requires that a practice agreement must include all of the following: (e) Subject to Section 17048, the duties and responsibilities of the medical assistant and the participating physician, subject to Section 17048. The practice agreement does not include, as an obligation or responsibility of the participating assistant or physician, an action, task or function for which the participating assistant or physician is unable to complete training, training or experience, and this is not spared as part of the license that the medical assistant or participating physician possesses.