HB275I-PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 275 -- Prescriptive Authority for Physician Assistants

Sponsor:  Sater

This bill allows physician assistants, when delegated through a
physician supervision agreement, to prescribe Schedule III, IV,
and V controlled substances.  Supervising physicians retain the
right to limit specific drugs or schedules a physician assistant
may prescribe.  Physician assistants are prohibited from
prescribing controlled substances to themselves or family members
and are limited to prescribing a 124-hour supply of Schedule III
drugs without a refill.  Physician assistants who are authorized
to prescribe must register with the federal Drug Enforcement
Administration and the federal Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous
Drugs.

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Missouri House of Representatives
95th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
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