Pennsylvania Medical Laser Laws

Pennsylvania Medical Laser Laws & State Regulations

Use of lasers not included in the definition of the practice of medicine and not addressed otherwise in statute or rule.

A medical doctor may delegate to a health care practitioner or technician the performance of a medical service if (1) the delegation is consistent with the standards of acceptable medical practice embraced by the medical doctor community in the Commonwealth; the delegation isn’t prohibited by regulations promulgated by the board; the delegation isn’t prohibited by statutes or regulations relating to other licensed health care practitioners. 63 P.S. § 422.17(a)

 Nothing in this act shall be construed to prohibit services and acts rendered by a qualified physician assistant, technician or other allied medical person if such services and acts are rendered under the supervision, direction or control of a licensed physician. 63 P.S. § 271.3(b)