In this envisioned future, primary care and prevention are central drivers of the health care system. Interprofessional collaboration and coordination are the norm. Payment for health care services rewards value - not volume - of services, and quality care is provided at a price that is affordable for both individuals and society.
To fully realize nurses’ potential contribution to a patient-centered, seamless, transformed health care system, the campaign is leading efforts to modernize outdated policies (public and private), change state and federal laws and regulations, and remove cultural and organizational barriers. We are implementing a learning collaborative to help states achieve success; engaging national stakeholder partners in state, federal and private sector efforts; and engaging stakeholders to ensure we are inclusive of nurses practicing in all sectors.
Snapshots of Progress:
- State Progress in Removing Barriers to Practice and Care (Map)
- Current Activity on Removing Barriers to Practice and Care (PDF)
- Maryland Increases Consumers' Access to Care
- Nebraska Joins 19 States and D.C. in Modernizing Nurse Practitioner Law
- National Governors Association Encourages Greater NP Involvement to Meet Primary Care Needs
- WEBINAR: How the Federal Trade Commission Can Help Remove Barriers to Practice and Care
- Missouri Nurse Leaders Stand Up for APRNs, Health Care Consumers
- VIDEO: In Philadelphia, 11th Street Family Health Services Provides Nurse-Led, Interdisciplinary Health Care
- Lobbying Basics
- Lobbying Considerations for Action Coalitions
- Legal Matters: Making Grant Dollars Go Further (WEBINAR)
- Charting the Course: How Do You Manage an Effective Advocacy Campaign and Steer Clear of Prohibited Lobbying and Political Activities? (WEBINAR)