HB 1172-1_ Filed 02/25/2008, 10:25 Simpson



    I move
that Bill 1172 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 56, line 15; (08)MO117205.56. -->     Page 56, between lines 15 and 16, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 25-27.5-1-4; (08)MO117205.50. -->     "SECTION 50. IC 25-27.5-1-4 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 4. (a) Subject to IC 10-14-3.5, a physician assistant who is:
        (1) licensed under this article;
        (2) licensed or authorized to practice in any state (as defined in IC 10-14-3.5-13); or
        (3) credentialed as a physician assistant by a federal employer; and
who is responding to a need for medical care created under an emergency declaration (as defined in IC 10-14-3.5-3) may provide any care that the physician assistant is able to provide without supervision or with such supervision as is available.
    (b) A physician who supervises a physician assistant who provides medical care in response to an emergency declaration (as defined in IC 10-14-3.5-3) is not required to meet the requirements set forth in this article for a supervising physician.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to EHB 1172 as printed February 22, 2008.)



MO117205/DI 77     2008