There is one summary for H.R.1178. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/16/2007)

Physician Assistants Continuity of Care Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to permit a physician assistant, when delegated by a physician, to: (1) certify that inpatient psychiatric hospital services or post-hospital extended care services are required; (2) establish and review a plan for home health services; and (3) certify a terminal illness with respect to hospice care.

Covers as hospice care any legally authorized services of a physician assistant performed under a physician's supervision.