Legislative Changes effective January 1, 2016

Governor Brown signed SB 337 (Pavley) on October 6, 2015 which makes the following changes effective January 1, 2016 are:

  • BPC Code 3501(5) changed the definition of Supervising Physician
  • BPC Code 3501(12) added definition of Medical Records Review Meeting
  • BPC Code 3502 revised the way medical records are reviewed between the supervising physician and surgeon and the physician assistant
  • BPC Code 3502.1 revised the way controlled substance medical records are reviewed and countersigned by the supervising physician and surgeon.

Please click here to view SB 337.