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Bill Detail: HB20-1041

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Title Physician Assistants Financial Responsibility Requirements
Status Governor Signed (03/20/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Insurance
  • Professions & Occupations
House Sponsors H. McKean (R)
L. Cutter (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee Public Health Care and Human Services
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 01/08/2020

The bill specifies that a physician assistant who has been
practicing for at least 3 years must comply with the same financial
responsibility requirements to which physicians are subject, namely to
maintain professional liability coverage of at least $1 million per incident
and $3 million aggregate per year. Additionally, the bill authorizes the

Colorado medical board to exempt physician assistants from the financial
responsibility requirements, or lessen the requirements, to the same extent
permitted for physicians.

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