Category: Policy

MINNESOTA: Paulsen, Blumenauer Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Primary Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2016 CONTACT: Andrew Johnson (Paulsen),Andrew.Johnson@mail.house.gov or 202-225-2871 Nicole L’Esperance (Blumenauer), Nicole.LEsperance@mail.house.gov or 202-225-4811 Washington, D.C. – Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) and Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) have introduced the bipartisan Primary Care Enhancement Act to increase access to primary care physicians for patients and […]

Nurses Speak Out in Favor of VA Proposal

Advance practice nurses don’t need physicians to supervise them, advocates say. Joyce Frieden News Editor, MedPage Today WASHINGTON — Advance-practice nurses have the skills and abilities to take good care of patients, and they should be able to practice independently within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical […]