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ACNM Policy Update - 4/13/2015

State Issues

1.  Selected State Developments – Introductions and Progress - DE, GA, MD, NE, WV
2.  Selected State Developments – New Laws - AR, CO, ND, UT, VA


Federal Issues

1.  Joint Commission to Hold 4/28 Webinar on New Perinatal Care Certification Program
2.  HHS Releases Summary of March 25 Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network Kickoff Meeting
 


State Issues

Note:  Current status of state legislation of interest to ACNM members can be obtained through ACNM's Legislative Tracking Tool.  We strongly encourage affiliate legislative chairs to regularly check this site to see the status of legislation in their states .


1.  Selected State Developments – Introductions and Progress - DE, GA, MD, NE, WV

Delaware S.57 proposes to implement the APRN title, update the requirements for licensure renewal, and clarify scope of prescriptive authority. 

Georgia H.416, a truth in advertising bill that requires CNMs and other health care providers to wear name tags with the “type of license or educational degree the health care practitioner holds,” has passed both chambers as of Ap