Jan 15, 2021, 10:08 AM
Pa. Dentistry Board Regulations Allow Dental Hygienists to Practice in Specified Physician Offices
Final-form regulations by the State Board of Dentistry expanding the practice sites of public health dental hygiene practitioner (PHDHPs) to include certain physician offices were published in the Jan.16, 2021 edition of the Pennsylvania Bulletin. These regulations took effect immediately upon publication.
Dec 28, 2020, 02:21 AM
Bill Reforming How Past Criminal Convictions are Reviewed for Professional Licensure Signed by Gov. Wolf
Act 53 of 2020 will afford skilled workers with a criminal history a second chance to obtain occupational licensure.
Dec 23, 2020, 11:30 AM
Pa. Supreme Court Holds That Physicians Cannot Be Held Liable under the Mental Health Procedures Act for Harm Caused by Mentally ill Patient
On Dec. 22, 2020, in a 6-1 decision, the Pa. Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit against the doctors who did not take steps to involuntarily commit a man who killed one person and injured others in a March 2012 shooting at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic cannot go forward.
Dec 22, 2020, 11:00 AM
Pa. to Enable Retired Health Care Professionals to Assist With COVID-19 Response
Get details on the changes.
Dec 9, 2020, 11:47 AM
Take Action: Urge Your Congressman to Include Critical Safeguards in Surprise Billing Legislation
This is a critical issue impacting both patients and providers. Your member of congress needs to hear from YOU RIGHT NOW on the key provisions that MUST be included to appropriately address this problem.