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April 28th – May 1st, 2016
– PAOS Spring Conference: "Hips & Knees in the Carolinas; Current Concepts in Arthroplasty.” paos.org/cme
July 24th-29th, 2016 – VAPA 34th Annual Summer CME Conference, Virginia Beach, Virginia
November 5-6, 2016 - VAPA Fall CME Conference, Richmond, Virginia
A Message from VAPA President
A message from VAPA President, Bob Glasgow.
Important Update on Electronic Prescriptions
2015 VAPA Awards
Click here to see our 2015 Award Winners.
2015 Fall CME Conference
Click here for information on the program and to register.
White Coats on Call
VAPA will advocate for the PA profession with our physician partners at MSV at the General Assembly in Richmond on January 19th and 27th, 2016.
VAPA advocates for all Virginia PAs, keeping you apprised of changing regulations. Be first to know about legislative successes! Maintain your professional investment and show your support with membership. It is never too late to renew membership! Simply click on the link in the column on the left to renew or join.
Effective July 1, 2013: DME/New Face-to-Face Documentation Requirements
On November 16, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a new requirement that certain items of durable medical equipment (DME) can only be ordered after the physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist has had a face-to-face encounter with the patient to asses, evaluate, and/or treat the patient for the medical condition that supports the need for the DME product.
More details are available here.