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Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Address Health Professional License Portability During a Public Health Emergency

Posted 8/21/2020
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.
Policy Briefing

NCSBN Letter to CMS Outlines Regulatory Priorities Post COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Posted 6/23/2020
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.
Government Affairs Update

Nursys e-Notify article in NOVA newsletter

Posted 10/15/2019

Government Affairs wrote an article about Nursys e-Notify and it's use by VA facilities, for the Nurses' Organization of Veterans Affairs newsletter.

2020 Environmental Scan

The 2020 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 2020.

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