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The Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants leads the PA profession to the State Capitol. By monitoring legislation and health care initiatives affecting PAs, WAPA’s Legislative & Governmental Affairs committee stands ready to act on issues that will improve the PA practice environment.
The Legislative & Governmental
Affairs Committee monitors and reviews legislation and health
care initiatives affecting PAs and consumers of health care
services and recommends action to the Board either to support or
oppose such legislation.
WAPA members can help bring the PA profession to the forefront of healthcare:
Become a Key Contact
The key to success in the legislative arena is getting your voice heard. While all communications with lawmakers are critical, hundreds of messages are received from constituents every day. Key Contacts are those who have an existing relationship with a lawmaker. Some of the most ordinary relationships can open doors to getting the message through. You might be a Key Contact if:
Help WAPA communicate effectively with the Wisconsin legislature. Contact the WAPA office if you would like some pointers on how to maximize the potential of your Key Contact relationship with a legislator.