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Push for expanded NPP services in your local hospitals

Effective Jun 25, 2012
Published Jun 25, 2012

Encourage your hospitals to expand services provided by non-physician practitioners (NPPs) using a recent CMS rule that endorsed NPP hospital privileges as leverage. But make sure your NPPs abide by the hospital’s bylaws, experts say.

The hospital and critical access hospital reform final rule, published in the May 16 Federal Register, counts NPPs, such as advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs), as part of hospital medical staff giving them the power to use their licensed skills in hospitals.


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