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State Legislative News
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 »
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Formal Legislative Session Ends Without Passing NP Scope of Practice Legislation »
For a variety of reasons, the Massachusetts State Legislature failed to put forth a compromise Healthcare reform bill befo...
Monday, July 16, 2018
Update on H. 2451/S. 1257 »
Thank you to all of our members who have supported our legislative efforts and remained engaged in this legislative sessio...
Friday, June 1, 2018
Update on H. 2451/ S. 1257 »
We are happy to report that the House and Senate versions of our legislation ( H.  2451/S. 1257 ) have been releas...

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...

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  ...

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...

Monday, October 8, 2018
AEI Executive Summary Supports NPs as Solution to America's Primary Care Crisis »
  Nurse Practitioners: A Solution to America's Primary Care Crisis Peter Buerhaus Sept...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Full Day Waiver Training for Buprenorphine Prescribing - Sept 17th - Boston »
Buprenorphine Waiver Training This event is intended to provide eight hours of required training for providers seekin...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Nurse Practitioners Take Action In Response to Addressing Opioid Crisis »
With the country in the midst of an opioid overdose crisis, the medical community has issued an “all hands on deck” call t...
Saturday, May 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MCNP Annual Conference Update »
MCNP held its annual educational conference in New Hampshire on May 2-4th, 2018. It was a very successful event with more...
Saturday, April 14, 2018

BORN / DPH Practice Update
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...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Online Resources for PATCH ACT Awareness (Protecting Access to Confidential Health Care) »
Important Information for Practitioners in Massachusetts: In March 2018, the PATCH ( Protecting Access to Confid...
Friday, March 9, 2018
Update to required training for Sexual and Domestic Violence Prevention »
March 9, 2018  To: Massachusetts Nursing and Professional Healthcare Organizations From: Board of Registrati...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
DPH Advisory about Invasive Meningococcal Disease Serogroup B »
Forwarded the MA DPH: Last week, a student at Smith College was diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease (IMD)....
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
MDPH Releases 2017-2018 ACIP Influenza Recommendations »
This year the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is publishing its recommendations regarding influenza va...

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)...

MassHealth News
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Masshealth Launches Payment and Care Delivery Innovation (PCDI) for Providers Webpage »
MassHealth has launched the dedicated Payment and Care Delivery Innovation (PCDI) for Providers webpage.  This...

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