DCA’s Latest Waivers Impact PAs

DCA’s Latest Waivers Impact PAs

DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS ISSUES EMERGENCY ORDER IN RESPONSE TO CAPA REQUEST  In response to CAPA’s request to Governor Newsom sent on March 25th, the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) issued yesterday a formal emergency waiver and guidance on PA supervision requirements.  Key points of the waiver include:   RATIO OF PHYSICIANS/PAs SUSPENDED: There is no limit to the number of ...
The coronavirus pandemic is straining the medical system.

The coronavirus pandemic is straining the medical system.

Gov. Gavin Newsom has made “meet the moment” a mantra during the coronavirus crisis. He has been impressive in pushing stay-at-home orders, acquiring protective equipment and ventilators, expanding the health care workforce, and keeping the state’s interest above egos and partisan rivalries in collaborating with ...
Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services

Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a video, “Medicare Coverage and Payment of Virtual Services,” which provides an overview of services that can be provided to Medicare patients via telehealth under the 1135 waiver authority and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response ...
Governor Newsom Signs Emergency Legislation to Fight COVID-19

Governor Newsom Signs Emergency Legislation to Fight COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020 $1.1 billion in emergency funding can now be used to increase hospital capacity, clean schools and protect those most vulnerable to the disease In just one day, members of California Legislature came together and unanimously passed emergency measures to fight COVID-19 Governor Gavin Newsom signed ...
COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources and Updates

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Resources and Updates

Federal, state and local responses to COVID-19 are changing almost daily. To help PAs and other healthcare providers navigate through this dynamic environment, CAPA has assembled the latest news, research and developments surrounding COVID-19 that are most relevant to advanced practice providers. Click below for ...