2015 House Bill 4207

Expand scope of practice for nurses

Introduced in the House

Feb. 17, 2015

Introduced by Rep. Ken Yonker (R-72)

To revise the “scope of practice” allowed for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, making it possible for them to provide more medical services without being under the direct supervision of a physician. Similar bills in the past have struggled due to opposition from the physician’s lobby. The bill would also authorize subsidies to APRNs who practice in “underserved” areas.

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy