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Do You Know Exactly What Medical Assistants Can and Cannot Do?
Posted on: 9/24/2019

ScopeofPractice Medical assistants are not licensed in Illinois, and have no practice act or administrative rules. The exact role and responsibilities of medical assistants can be confusing.

That’s why ISMS developed the medical legal guideline, Medical Assistant Scope of Practice,* which outlines the function of medical assistants and clarifies their tasks.

Access the resource today! 

Questions? ISMS members may contact the ISMS Legal Division with questions at 800-782-4767 ext. 6485 or send an email

This ISMS medical legal guideline is a member benefit and is password protected.

If you need to request a username and password, contact online support at 888-476-7776 or onlinehelp@isms.org between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. After-hours requests are answered promptly the next business day. You may also register online or retrieve your username or password.

*This guideline is for educational purposes only. 

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