News about Smart Safe Healthcare Regulations
Senate Bill 550 has been introduced.
March 2014 Federal Trade Commission Report on Eliminated Restrictive Requirements for CRNAs and other APRNs
Researchers Find No Differences in Care Provided by CRNAs and Anesthesiologists
January Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Landmark Ensuring Montanans Access to Safe, Cost-Effective Anesthesia Care
Ten years ago this month Montana became the 12th state to opt out of the federal physician supervision requirement for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). The landmark decision by then Governor Judy Martz, which was supported by the Montana Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MTANA), ensured Montana access to safe, cost-effective anesthesia care, particularly in rural and other medically underserved areas of the state.
FTC: Consumers and Competition The Winners in Massachusetts Advanced Practice Nursing Bill
The Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists, the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, and the Massachusetts Chapter of the Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners announced today that proposed legislation that would remove certain outdated physician supervision requirements for advanced practice nurses in Massachusetts has received favorable analysis from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).