Advanced Practice Nurses 
                   of New Jersey

 
 
Federal Issues


Contact your Members of Congress Now and Ask That They Repeal and Replace the SGR
Congress is going to take action shotly on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R.2), which will repeal the failed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula used to calulate the reimbursement rate for all Medicare Part B providers and... [+] more


Ask your Members of Congress to Cosponsor H.R. 1247/S. 297
Encourage your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the Improving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 (H.R. 1247) and the Frontlines to Lifelines Act of 2015 (S. 297).   The Improving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 and the Frontlines... [+] more


Encourage your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the PARTS Act (S. 257)
Encourage your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the Protecting Access to Rural Therapy Services (PARTS) Act The PARTS Act would ensure that rural and other patients have access to the outpatient therapeutic services they need which includes drug infusions, blood... [+] more


Urge Congress to Stop Restrictions on Medicare DME!
Ask your Members of Congress to introduce legislation which would authorize nurse practitioners to document face-to-face encounters with their Medicare patients when ordering certain durable medical equipment (DME). [+] more


Take Action Now on Home Health!
Encourage your Members of Congress to Support NPs Certifying Home Health Orders Ask your Members of Congress to support legislation to make it possible for NPs to provide necessary services for their Medicare patients by allowing them to certify that patients under their... [+] more


Ensure NPs Receive the Bump in Medicaid Reimbursements for Primary Care Services
Ask your Members of Congress to Intorduce Legislation which Includes Nurse Practitioners in Medicaid incentive payments. Under current law only primary care physicians and nurse practitioners working under the personal supervision of a physician are eligible to... [+] more


Ask Congress to Authorize NPs to Perform Admitting Exams and Monthly Patient Assessments in SNFs
Ask Congress to Authorize NPs to Perform Admitting Examinations and Monthly Patient Assessments in SNFs [+] more


Other Issues:
Urge the VA Secretary to Support the VHA Plan to Recognize NP Full Scope
Urge the VA Secretary to Support the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Plan to Recognize NPs Ability to Practice to Their Full Scope   Urge the VA Secretary to order the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to move forward with their plan of recognizing NPs and... [+] more
                                                                              


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