CSPS, California Society of Plastic Surgeons
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
2021 CSPS Legislative Update

April 2021

The CSPS Supported candidate for Assembly District 79 in san Diego County won her election. Dr. Akilah Weber becomes the second physician in the State Assembly and the third physician in the state Legislature.

The ASPS is holding their 2021 Virtual Advocacy Summit May 19-26th with West Coast advocacy meetings scheduled with National Legislators May 26th. Register on-line at the ASPS Website.

The Nurse Practitioners Advisory Committee held their first meeting to decide on the parameters for Nurse Practitioners to work autonomously without physician oversight. Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Edward Ray was present on the committee to help ensure they follow the intent of the Bill to provide primary care services where needed.

The CSPS has been discussing scope of practice issues with the Board of Ophthalmology in regard to Bill AB407 which proposes allowing Optometrists to medically treat blepharoptosis. The CSPS has an upcoming meeting with the MBC to discuss requirements for in-office surgical procedures and the need for accreditation.

March 2021

February 2021

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