This Week in Occupational Licensing, November 27th

This Week in Occupational Licensing, November 27th

News and Commentary

An Op-Ed in The Hill explores a recent attempt in Michigan to expand licensing and the backlash it sparked.

A bill in New Jersey would waive fees for military spouses applying for licenses.

Nova Scotian acupuncturists are pushing for licensing.

U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has finalized a new rule allowing hospices to accept medication orders from Physician Assistants.

Governor Abbot in Texas has ordered state agencies to reduce the burden or fees and regulations associated with occupational licensing.

A bill proposed in Ohio would cause regulators to automatically recognize out of state licenses.

A bill proposed in Wisconsin would require a cost-benefit analysis before implementing any new licensing requirements.


New Research

A new study explores the decline in Family Physicians.  This trend should worry us given that FPs, with their wider scope of practice, were associated with better cost and utilization outcomes.


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By |2019-12-11T01:09:09-08:00November 27th, 2019|Blog, Occupational Licensing|