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Long-Fought Nurse Practitioner Independence Bill Heads to Newsom

September 1, 2020

After years of failed attempts and vociferous opposition, California lawmakers on Monday adopted a measure to grant nurse practitioners the ability to practice without doctor supervision — but only after making big concessions to the powerful doctors’ lobby, which nonetheless remains opposed. Read More

Fad Or Future? Telehealth Expansion Eyed Beyond Pandemic

September 1, 2020

Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Medicare temporarily waived restrictions predating the smartphone era and now there’s a push to make telemedicine widely available in the future. Read More

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