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Federal Issues
ACNM is joining with a coalition of organizations led by the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM) to support HR 5219, the Safe Medications for Moms & Babies Act. This important bill would create a task force at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
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You are likely aware that we have made some significant headway with the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act.   We want to see if we can move the legislation along even further and to do that, want to let members of Congress who have already agreed to cosponsor...
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S. 737, recently introduced in the U.S. Senate will ensure that Medicaid payment for primary care services is at least equal to that of Medicare for the two year period after passage of the bill.  There are only two states in the country where Medicaid primary care...
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By now, you should be aware that H.R. 1209, the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act has successfully passed through a key step in the House - a subcommittee hearing.  During the hearing, ACNM President, Ginger Breedlove, PhD, testified on behalf of our bill...
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State Issues
Important bills which could free CNMs to practice independently in Louisiana have been introduced in both branches of the state legislature.  SB 187 and HB 620 provide for expemption from a written collaborative agreement for all APRNs who have at least 250 hours in...
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