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MONTANA PHYSICIANS: A state bill could expand pharmacist scope of practice in a way that’s dangerous for patient safety.
NEW YORK PHYSICIANS: Psychologists and pharmacists would receive expanded roles in mental health with current bills.
Should Psychologists in Washington State Have the Ability to Prescribe Psychotropic & Psychiatric Medications?
A bill being considered right now would expand psychologist scope of practice for prescribing psychotropic and psychiatric medications.
Companion bills in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly could lead to a major increase in scope of practice for nurses.
Gov. Newsom vetoes optometric surgery bill, AB2236.
It is not clear how laws expanding full practice authority lead to increased NPs in rural areas. Access to care is not a metric. It is an ideal
On Sept. 1, California lawmakers passed a bill—by one vote—that would allow optometrists, who are not physicians, to perform surgeries. Gov. Newsom now considers whether to approve or veto.
The corporate practice of medicine is illegal in North Carolina and most other states. We’ve signed a joint letter to the N.C. Attorney General requesting an investigation.