What the Affordable Care Act Means for Physician Assistants

“Obamacare” is now a reality.  Last week’s US Supreme Court Ruling has huge implications for the future of our nation, and even bigger implications for the physician assistant profession.  In this article I’ll give you the Cliff Notes version of the new law, why it came about, and what it means for the you.  If you already understand the new health care reform, you can jump to my predictions for the profession below. […]

Understanding Health Care Reform

Health Care Reform At the end of this post, you'll find a a fine summary of the recently passed Health Care Reform law, brought to you by the Kaiser Family Foundation.  It's a cartoon narrated by Cokie Roberts (yes, the Cokie Roberts from the news shows), and explains the basics of the law in about [...]

Former PA Training Instructor Elected to U.S. House of Representatives

As strident as midterm election politics were this year, and whatever your political stripe, you'll probably be pleased to hear that the US House of Representatives will have its first PA in office when the 122nd Congress convenes this January.  With PA training and advocacy experience, and support from the American Association of [...]