Video: Opposing Independent Practice for Non-Physician Practitioners

The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and its physician leaders recognize the value of every member of the health care team and advocate for measures that will help keep Pennsylvania health care teams strong, physician-led and patient centered.

PAMED will oppose legislation that would authorize independent practice for non-physician practitioners. In the video below, David Thompson, Director of Legislative Affairs at PAMED, explains why this type of legislation would be counterproductive to the health care team concept.  More Information