Introduced by Rep. Ken Yonker R-Caledonia on February 23, 2016
To expand the “scope of practice” allowed for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (including nurse-midwives, nurse practitioners, or clinical nurse specialists), so they can provide more medical services without being under the direct supervision of a physician, including prescribing drugs and making house calls or "doctor's rounds" in a hospital. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on February 23, 2016
Reported in the House on September 20, 2016
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.