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Commission approval required — Application — Fee — Discipline.

(1) No physician assistant practicing in this state shall be employed or supervised by a physician or physician group without the approval of the commission.

     (2) Prior to commencing practice, a physician assistant licensed in this state shall apply to the commission for permission to be employed or supervised by a physician or physician group. The practice arrangement plan shall be jointly submitted by the physician or physician group and physician assistant. Administrative procedures, administrative requirements, and fees shall be established as provided in RCW 43.70.250 and 43.70.280. The practice arrangement plan shall delineate the manner and extent to which the physician assistant would practice and be supervised. Whenever a physician assistant is practicing in a manner inconsistent with the approved practice arrangement plan, the commission may take disciplinary action under chapter 18.130 RCW.

[1996 c 191 § 58; 1996 c 191 § 40; 1994 sp.s. c 9 § 321; 1993 c 28 § 7; 1990 c 196 § 4. Prior: 1986 c 259 § 113; 1985 c 7 § 61; 1975 1st ex.s. c 30 § 64; 1975 1st ex.s. c 190 § 2; 1971 ex.s. c 30 § 4.]

Notes: Reviser's note: This section was amended by 1996 c 191 § 40 and by 1996 c 191 § 58, each without reference to the other. Both amendments are incorporated in the publication of this section under RCW 1.12.025(2). For rule of construction, see RCW 1.12.025(1).

Severability -- Headings and captions not law -- Effective date -- 1994 sp.s. c 9: See RCW 18.79.900 through 18.79.902.

Severability -- 1986 c 259: See note following RCW 18.130.010.