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State Legislative News
Friday, February 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
H. 2451/S. 1257 Released from JCPH »
Many thanks to the MCNP members as well as NP supporters who wrote letters, called their legislators and helped advance ou...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ANA Massachusetts Opposes MNA Staffing Ballot Question »
Reprinted from: Nurses group opposes staffing ballot question COURTESY The Massachuset...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Post JCPH Hearing Update »
On November 7, 2017 our bill, H. 2451/S. 1257, along with more than 30 other scope of practice bills, was heard before the...
Monday, November 6, 2017
MCNP to Testify in Support of H.2451/S.1257 »
On Tuesday, November 7, 2017 the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners will be presenting testimony at the State...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)

State Action Alerts
Friday, January 16, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Co-Sponsors Needed for HD 2782/SB 311 »
On January 16, 2015 the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners along with the Massachusetts Association of Nurse A...
Monday, June 9, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Week 2 Action Request for 4 to 4 Campaign in Support of Amendment #935 »
We had a great response to Week 1 of our 4 to 4 Campaign in support of Budget Amendment #935 . Thank you...
Monday, June 2, 2014
4 to 4 Advocacy Campaign in Support of Amendment #935 »
It's time for advanced practice nurses to declare our independence from restrictive practice requirements! B...
Sunday, May 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Please Support Senator Richard Moore's Senate Budget Amendment #935 »
On Friday 5/16/14, Senator Richard Moore filed Amendment # 935 to the Senate Budget that would require a Senate vote on ou...
Thursday, March 20, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Email Campaign in Support of H. 2009 / S. 1079 »
We need your advocacy yet again! Our bill has been given an "extension order" for further deliberation by the Joint Com...

Federal Legislative News
Sunday, January 1, 2017
DEA Issues Revised Announcement Regarding Renewal Applications »
The US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) recently reversed most of the changes to its registration renew...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Veteran Affairs Issues Final Ruling on APRN Practice »
Effective Date:01/13/2017 AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Final rule with comment period....
Wednesday, April 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Payment "Fix" Results in Gains for APRNs »
Medicare Payment "Fix" Includes Key Provisions for Nurses APRNs Included in Incentive Program, Gain Ability to Ord...
Friday, February 27, 2015
Supreme Court Ruling Has Regulatory Implications for APN Practice »
On February 25, 2015 the Supreme Court ruled that a North Carolina dental regulatory board illegally suppressed compe...
Monday, July 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Victory for Kentucky NPs »
Nurse Practitioners Gain Flexibility With New State Law  By Lisa Gillespie KHN Staff Writer Jul 14, 2014  ...

Federal Action Alert
Sunday, April 12, 2015
ANA Urges Members to Act in Support of Pending Medicare Legislation »
Please take a moment to respond to this federal action alert that has important implications for all advanced practice nur...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AANP Action Alert Regarding Modernizing VHA APRN Scope of Practice »
AANP Call to Action In Support  of Modernizing VHA APRN Scope Practice      Ask your M...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AANP Call to Action in Support of Legislation to Fix DME Face-to-Face Requirement »
Under current law, CMS has been tasked with enforcing a rule that would require an NP to obtain a physician's documentatio...

Friday, January 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AANP, NAPNAP & NONPF Respond to KevinMD Articles about NPs »
  Reposted from the AANP wesbite AANP, NAPNAP & NONPF Respond to KevinMD Articles about NPs...
Monday, November 13, 2017
MCNP E-News November 20117 »
National Nurse Practitioner Week Novem...
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA NPs Gather for MCNP Health Policy Breakfast »
BOSTON - April 5, 2017- The Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners (MCNP) today hosted its annual Health Policy Br...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Free Online Training for Medication Assisted Treatment Now Available »
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has partnered with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners...

BORN / DPH Practice Update
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
MDPH Releases 2017-2018 ACIP Influenza Recommendations »
This year the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is publishing its recommendations regarding influenza va...
Friday, December 16, 2016
New Prescription Requirements for Schedule II Opioids »
The MA Department of Public Health issued a circular letter on 12/16/16 regarding a change in state law relating to patien...
Friday, December 16, 2016
New Massachusetts Law Allows PCPs to Delegate Administration of Immunizations »
Effective November 8, 2016, Chapter 234 of the Acts of 2016 created a new law that allows a primary care provider (PCP) ac...
Saturday, September 24, 2016
BORN Issues Revised Advisory Ruling on Management of Pain »
Massachusetts BORN Issues Revised Advisory Ruling on Management of Pain That Impacts Educational Requirements for APRN's w...
Saturday, September 24, 2016
MA BORN to Stop Mailing License Renewal Reminders »
Massachusetts BORN is Going Green with Elimination of Paper Renewal Reminders and Paper Licenses   Effective wit...

Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MCNP PAC Update and Call for Donations »
The first half of 2014 was a busy and productive time for the MCNP Political Action Committee (MCNP-PAC). Members of the M...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key State Senators Need Your Support »
State Senators Moore and Pacheco Need Your Support As many of you are aware, Senator Richard Moore (D- Uxbridge)...

MassHealth News
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Masshealth Launches Payment and Care Delivery Innovation (PCDI) for Providers Webpage »
MassHealth has launched the dedicated Payment and Care Delivery Innovation (PCDI) for Providers webpage.  This...

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