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2015 House Bill 4207: Expand scope of practice for nurses
Introduced by Rep. Ken Yonker R-Caledonia on February 17, 2015
To revise the “scope of practice” allowed for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, making it possible for them to provide more medical services without being under the direct supervision of a physician. Similar bills in the past have struggled due to opposition from the physician’s lobby. The bill would also authorize subsidies to APRNs who practice in “underserved” areas.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on February 17, 2015