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MCNP News
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...
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
MCNP Dues Increase Takes Effect 1/01/2019 »
The MCNP has grown substantially over the past 25 years from a small group of volunteers to an organization that is suppor...

State Legislative News
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...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Massachusetts Coalition of Nurse Practitioners Files SAVE Bill »
BOSTON – January 18, 2019 – Senator Marc Pacheco and Representative Paul Donato this week filed Senate and House version...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
The Nurse Practitioner Publishes 31st Annual APN Legislative Update »
  31 st  Annual APRN  Legislative Update Improving state  practice authority  ...
Friday, October 26, 2018
MCNP Supports a NO Vote on Question 1 ​ »
What is Question 1? This proposed law would limit the number of patients that are assigned to registered nurses in h...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MA State Legislature Remains Committed to Health Care Reform Legislation »
    HILL'S BIG THREE POINT TO ANOTHER RUN AT HEALTH CARE OVERHAUL By Colin A. Young STATE HO...

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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