Are you looking to get involved with CAPA but don’t have much extra time? Considered joining the Judicial Affairs work group! Purpose: Complete the annual review of Policy and Bylaws as prescribed in the policy manual. Requirements: Must be a CAPA member. Students are encouraged to apply. Previous Policy or HOD experience is a plus,
The CAPA lobbyists are monitoring state bills that may impact the PA profession. The bills are tracked via a real-time legislation tracking system and are being reviewed weekly by the Government Affairs Committee. If you would like to offer feedback about a particular bill, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAPA representatives met with Vivienne Belmont on Friday 1/19/18. She is a policy analyst with the Colorado Office of Policy, Research, and Regulatory Reform (COPRRR). Her current task is to evaluate regulation and review statutes that will sunset in 2019. She is gathering information from stakeholders such as associations, regulatory bodies, members of the public,
Rulemaking was finalized yesterday that improves PA practice in Colorado. CAPA has been working with the Colorado Medical Board (CMB) for over 2 years and testified today in favor of improvements to Rule 400. The Colorado Medical Board finalized changes that reduce onsite supervision requirements for new graduate PAs and simplified language for the supervision of
CAPA has been working diligently with the Colorado Medical Board to improve rule 400 and, after years of work, we are excited to see that rule making has been announced for the board meeting on February 15th. CAPA would like to applaud the hard work of everyone involved and thank the Medical Board for their
By Diana Protopapa Rule 400 Update During the summer months, the CAPA Government Affairs Committee has been immersed in working with the Colorado Medical Board to discuss Rule 400, the rules that govern PAs. In particular, CAPA has been advocating to update the provisions on supervision of new PAs. Currently, new PAs must have 1000 hours of
By Meg Townsend, PA-C The Government Affairs Committee of CAPA has a lot to reflect on from 2016 and a lot to look forward to in 2017. In 2016, SB-158 was signed into law. Highlights of the bill include removal of the requirement for a physician’s name to be on PA’s prescriptions, with the exception of
We have great news regarding the coalition CAPA joined on helping shape the conversation on the Affordable Care Act replacement. Our efforts are being noticed! First, this afternoon Governor Hickenlooper and Commissioner Salazar sent their response to the December 2ndletter of inquiry from Congressional leaders (commonly referred to