ANA: Health plans should include APRNs to qualify for insurance exchanges

07/30/2013 | BeckersHospitalReview.com

Advanced practice registered nurses should be included in health plans in order to qualify for inclusion in state health insurance exchanges, the American Nurses Association said in a proposal submitted to the CMS. "Findings from several decades of research consistently demonstrate that APRNs provide safe, quality care with comparable patient outcomes to physicians and even higher patient satisfaction rates," ANA President Karen Daley said.

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