The Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA) is the only statewide association representing the educational and professional interests of Tennessee’s PAs. Our mission is to promote accessible, quality healthcare, and to advance the education, profession and practice of physician assistants in Tennessee.


The latest issue of TAPA’s PA Pulse newsletter is now available online under the News &  Information section of the Member Center. This issue includes the 2014 Legislative Update and... Read More

On April 1, Congress passed the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014 (PAMA). This new law states that the Secretary of Health and Human Services may not adopt ICD-10 prior to Oct. 1, 2015.... Read More

Earlier this year, the Tennessee General Assembly passed the Prescription Drug Abuse Act of 2013, which requires the Tennessee Commissioner of Health to develop (by Jan. 1, 2014) and annually... Read More