Atlanta Chapter United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Vendor Spotlight: AANP

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Bello

We are happy to have Janet Ross, our state AANP State representative join us at our 6th Annual Transitions Day!

Here are some updates from AANP!

AANP Live: 2019 Diabetes Virtual Conference

March 23, 2019 9am-4pm (CST) Online

-CE Credits: 6hrs/Pharm 3.92hrs

Registration:

https://www.aanp.org/events/virtual-conference

2019 AANP National Conference

June 18, 2019 – June 23, 2019

Indianapolis, Indiana

CE: Up to 38 hours 

Registration:

https://www.aanp.org/events/aanp-2019-national-conference

Continuing Conversations on Health Care Reform Priorities

• Ensuring all patients have access to health care with affordable coverage options regardless of pre‐existing conditions;

• Upholding the principles of Essential Health Benefits;

• Protecting patients’ access to health care delivered by the provider of their choice, including nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses;

• Preserving patients’ access to Medicaid;

• Improving the Medicare Systems’ efficiency by removing barriers to practice and eliminating duplication of provider efforts; and

• Maintaining the nation’s commitment to improving its health care workforce.

Legislative Agenda for 116th Congress

• Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act: Certifying patients’ need for home health care

• ACO Assignment Improvement Act: Allowing nurse practitioner patients to count for Medicare ACO shared savings

• Promoting Access to Diabetic Shoes Act: Ensuring patients have timely access to diabetic shoes

Georgia State Legislative Updates

Janet Ross is our State AANP representative. 

This year:

  • New Governor has stated his platform is Rural Georgia Health which lends itself to our agenda, so looking to attach legislation to those bills going forward under that platform. 
  • Another bill is getting tax incentive for precepting. 
  • Promotion of Unity amongst nurses for numbers....trimming away barriers is the new tagline being used