170.006 Physician Liability for Acts of Assistants


Physician Liability for Acts of Assistants: The Texas Medical Association, through its Council on Legislation, will review the legal risks physicians assume when directing nurses, including advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care workers not in their employ and determine if legislative reform is indicated to limit the liability risks assumed by these delegating physicians (Committee on Liaison with State Bar of Texas, p 86, A-96; reaffirmed CL Rep. 1-A-06; reaffirmed COL Rep. 1-A-16).

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October 07, 2016