For more than a decade, our researchers have been investigating the medical assistant workforce, including scope of practice considerations, new care models that extend the use of medical assistants, and supply and demand.
Asian Health Services (AHS) is an urban federally-qualified health center in Oakland, California.
This summary covers current (as of Sept 2013) scope of practice for medical assistants (MAs) in the state of California.
Concern abounds about whether the health care workforce is sufficient to meet changing demands spurred by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Community health workers (CHWs), medical assistants (MAs), certified nurse assistants (CNAs), and home health aides (HHAs) are among California’s...