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Saturday, October 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MEB Reviewing PDMP Data and Reviewing Top 7 PA Prescribers »
Are you using the ePDMP to check your patients controlled medication histories? Remember there are lots of resources avail...
Monday, August 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHS publishes new scope statement for PAs with addiction training »
WI Department of Health Services is discussing amendments related to substance abuse disorder treatment services. This dis...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New op-ed by Wisconsin PA: Modernizing PA laws will increase rural access to healthcare »
Paula Havisto, MS, PA-C, Wisconsin Academy of PAs Advocacy Committee Co-Chair has contributed an op-ed to the Augues newsl...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Rural Health Association Calls for PA Law Modernization »
The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) has published a policy brief, calling on PA law modernization to improve rura...
Sunday, May 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forbes interviews AAPA CEO Jenna Dorn »
According to Forbes.com, more states are lifting restrictions and regulatory hurdles to allow physician assistants to work...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAPA Testimony on Advanced Practice Clinical Grants »
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAPA Testimony on Dual Employment Restriction Exemption for Certain Health Care Professionals »
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (3 Comments - view/add)
WAPA Testimony on Proposed Recommendations to the Medical Examining Board concerning MED 8 »
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAPA Position on AB260 and Pre-Participation Examinations (PPE) »
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
WAPA Position on Budget Bill Elimination of DSPS Boards and Councils »
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Friday, July 24, 2015
Legislative Update-July 2015 »
Eric Jensen, JD    In last month’s Legislative Report we reported on the latter stages of the State Bu...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Legislative Update – June 2015 Eric Jensen JD »
Last month’s Legislative Report began by discussing the 2015-2017 Biennial State Budgets, and that the Legislature and Gov...
Monday, May 18, 2015
Legislative Issues Update by Eric Jensen, JD »
May Legislative Update by Eric Jensen, JD   State Budget   As is th...
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Members Asked to Contact Their Representatives on AAPA Hospice Bill »
WAPA is asking members to contact their Congressperson and ask for their support of the AAPA Hospice Bill.  HR1202 –...
Monday, April 20, 2015
WAPA April Legislative Update By Eric Jensen, JD »
Department of Natural Resources Specialized Hunting Permits Representative Kathy Bernier (R-Chippewa Falls) and Sena...
Thursday, April 16, 2015
AAPA Action Alert: Success on SGR "Fix" ! Advocacy Needed on Hospice Bill »
PA Advocates - you did it!!   Last night the Senate overwhelmingly passed (92-8) HR 2, the bill to repeal Medicare's SGR f...
Monday, February 23, 2015
WAPA February Legislative Update »
WAPA February Legislative Update by Eric Jensen, JD   Each odd-numbered year in...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Practice Alert: An OT Referral Barrier Removed »
Legislative Update December 2014 By Clark Collins, PA-C   Practice Alert: An OT Referral Barrier Remov...
Monday, January 12, 2015
Walker: No immediate changes to cabinet »
 January 7, Wisconsin Health News Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday that Health Services Secretary Kitty Rhoad...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Vos, Shilling to preview upcoming legislative session »
Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, and incoming Senate Democratic Leader Jennifer Shilling, D-La Crosse, will preview th...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Vos names Committee Chair »
December 18, Wisconsin Health News Speaker Robin Vos, R-Rochester, named his committee chairs for next session Friday....