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MCNP News
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Legislative Update on 9/24/19 Hearing Before the Joint Committee on Public Health »
The Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners would like to express our gratitude to everyone who participated in our...
Friday, May 17, 2019
NEW Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain (MCSTAP) Program »
The  Massachusetts Consultation Service for Treatment of Addiction and Pain  (MCSTAP) is a new program th...
Friday, May 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 New England Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference Update »
MCNP held its annual education conference, the New England Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference, May 1-3, 2019 at the Bo...
Sunday, March 24, 2019
MCNP Offering MAT Training at NE Regional NP Pre-Conference »
New England Regional Nurse Practitioner Conference Pre-Conference Buprenorphine Waiver Training Wednesday, May 1,...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AANP 2019 Massachusetts State Awards of Excellence »
MCNP congratulates two of our members who have been recognized by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. A...

State Legislative News
Monday, February 3, 2020
More Positive Press from the Boston Globe Related to the Governor's Healthcare Bill »
Removal of practice restrictions for Nurse Practitioners in Massachusetts received more positive press from the Boston Glo...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Boston Globe Publishes Editorial in Support of FPA Legislation »
Today, the Boston Globe editorial staff published an editorial in support of Full Practice Authority for Nurse Practitione...
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Legislative Update - 2019 Recap & Looking Ahead in 2020 »
2019 Recap ... The MCNP submitted our 4th filing of legislation for full practice authority in January 2019. Referr...
Friday, December 27, 2019
Boston Globe Highlights Debate Over Full Practice Authority »
The NP SAVE Bill was featured today in the business section of the Boston Globe in an article by  Priyanka Dayal McCl...
Sunday, March 10, 2019
MCNP SAVE Bill Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health »
This week, both the House and Senate versions of our bill have been assigned their bill numbers for the session  ( H...

State Action Alerts
Sunday, February 25, 2018
MCNP Asking Members to Support PATCH Bill »
The MCNP is asking members to support An Act to Protect Access to Confidential Healthcare   (H. 2960/S. 2296) whic...
Friday, January 16, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Co-Sponsors Needed for HD 2782/SB 311 »
On January 16, 2015 the Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners along with the Massachusetts Association of Nurse A...
Monday, June 9, 2014   (1 Comment - view/add)
Week 2 Action Request for 4 to 4 Campaign in Support of Amendment #935 »
We had a great response to Week 1 of our 4 to 4 Campaign in support of Budget Amendment #935 . Thank you...
Monday, June 2, 2014
4 to 4 Advocacy Campaign in Support of Amendment #935 »
It's time for advanced practice nurses to declare our independence from restrictive practice requirements! B...
Sunday, May 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Please Support Senator Richard Moore's Senate Budget Amendment #935 »
On Friday 5/16/14, Senator Richard Moore filed Amendment # 935 to the Senate Budget that would require a Senate vote on ou...

BORN, DPH & MassHealth Updates
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Pharmacist Administration of Medications for the treatment of Mental Illness and SUD »
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Heal...
Saturday, February 2, 2019
MassHealth News - Changes to Non-Emergency Transportation & Customer Web Portal (CWP) »
CHANGES TO NON-EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION AND CUSTOMER WEB PORTAL (CWP)   The following policies rel...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
MCSR is Available Online! »
As of January 7, 2019 at 10am, the MCSR system has moved to an online system (eGOV) for physicians, dentists, advanced pra...
Friday, September 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DPH Resources for 2018-2019 Flu Season »
For updated Flu information for healthcare and public health professionals for the 2018-2019 Flue season, please visi...

Federal Action Alert
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
ANA Action Alert to Extend NP MAT Prescription Authority »
  ***   ANA ACTION ALERT *** Nurses are on the front lines of the opioid cr...
Sunday, April 12, 2015
ANA Urges Members to Act in Support of Pending Medicare Legislation »
Please take a moment to respond to this federal action alert that has important implications for all advanced practice nur...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AANP Action Alert Regarding Modernizing VHA APRN Scope of Practice »
AANP Call to Action In Support  of Modernizing VHA APRN Scope Practice      Ask your M...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
AANP Call to Action in Support of Legislation to Fix DME Face-to-Face Requirement »
Under current law, CMS has been tasked with enforcing a rule that would require an NP to obtain a physician's documentatio...

Federal Legislative News
Sunday, January 1, 2017
DEA Issues Revised Announcement Regarding Renewal Applications »
The US Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) recently reversed most of the changes to its registration renew...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Department of Veteran Affairs Issues Final Ruling on APRN Practice »
Effective Date:01/13/2017 AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Final rule with comment period....
Wednesday, April 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Payment "Fix" Results in Gains for APRNs »
Medicare Payment "Fix" Includes Key Provisions for Nurses APRNs Included in Incentive Program, Gain Ability to Ord...
Friday, February 27, 2015
Supreme Court Ruling Has Regulatory Implications for APN Practice »
On February 25, 2015 the Supreme Court ruled that a North Carolina dental regulatory board illegally suppressed compe...
Monday, July 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Victory for Kentucky NPs »
Nurse Practitioners Gain Flexibility With New State Law  By Lisa Gillespie KHN Staff Writer Jul 14, 2014  ...

MCNP-PAC News
Thursday, October 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
MCNP PAC Update and Call for Donations »
The first half of 2014 was a busy and productive time for the MCNP Political Action Committee (MCNP-PAC). Members of the M...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key State Senators Need Your Support »
State Senators Moore and Pacheco Need Your Support As many of you are aware, Senator Richard Moore (D- Uxbridge)...

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