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PRACTICE ALERT: Impairment Modernization


Ohio’s biennium budget (House Bill 33) was passed by the Ohio General Assembly in June, with several impacts to licensees of the State Medical Board of Ohio taking effect October 3, 2023.

For Physician Assistants and other licensees, the board advocated for and received legislative changes to modernize its practices related to impaired practitioners.

These changes allow for confidential help for practitioners with mental health concerns, physical illness, or substance abuse disorders. Read more about this specific impact of House Bill 33 on the State Medical Board of Ohio's website.

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