N.Y. bill would end collaborative agreement mandate for NPs

04/16/2013 | Legislative Gazette (Albany, N.Y.), The

New York state Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, D-New York City, introduced a bill that would allow nurse practitioners to practice without a collaborative agreement with a licensed physician. According to the language of the bill, called the Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act, requiring collaborative agreements restricts access to care and "no longer serves a clinical purpose."

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