Policy Updates and News
The Future of Nursing Report, 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity
On May 11, 2021, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released their report The Future of Nursing, 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity (the “FON Report”).
Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Address Health Professional License Portability During a Public Health Emergency
New bills in Congress aimed at improving with provider mobility and interstate telehealth would allow providers to practice anywhere in the country with one state license…but there are critical exceptions.
NCSBN Letter to CMS Outlines Regulatory Priorities Post COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
On June 18, 2020, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) submitted a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) outlining NCSBN’s regulatory priorities once the federal Public Health Emergency has ended..
2021 Environmental Scan
The 2021 NCSBN Environmental Scan represents a systematic and continuous effort to search for information about how nursing is evolving, and what that means for the future of nursing regulation. A variety of sources have been used to compile this document. Of course, this publication represents a mere snapshot in time of the world around us - both inside and outside of nursing regulation. It was distributed as a supplement to the Journal of Nursing Regulation in January 2021.
Good Morning Members
Good Morning Members is a twice-weekly email newsletter that focuses on general information, updates, research and COVID-19 issues of interest to the nursing regulatory community.