Scope of Practice for Physician Assistants Expanded Under New South Carolina Law

May 30th, 2013

RALEIGH, N.C.—Physician assistants in South Carolina now may prescribe controlled substances, with certain limitations, under a bill (S. 448) signed into law May 21 by Gov. Nikki Haley (R).
The new law, which took effect immediately, also aims to expand other tasks and functions such providers may engage in and streamline their regulation by the state Board of Medical Examiners.

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