|Public Act 102-0735|
|SB0145 Enrolled||LRB102 04072 SPS 14088 b|
AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 is
amended by changing Section 6 as follows:
(225 ILCS 95/6)
(from Ch. 111, par. 4606)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Physician assistant title.
(a) No physician assistant shall use
the title of doctor,
physician, or associate with his or her name or any other term
would indicate to other persons that he or she is
qualified to engage in the
general practice of medicine.
(b) A physician assistant shall verbally identify himself
or herself as a physician assistant, including specialty
certification, to each patient.
(c) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to relieve a
physician assistant of the professional or legal
responsibility for the care and treatment of persons attended
by him or her.
(d) The collaborating physician shall file with the
Department notice of
employment, discharge, or collaboration
with a physician assistant
within 60 days
employment, discharge, or assumption of collaboration with a