Alex Muresianu has a guest post discussing the role of occupational licensing fees and state finances. Though a tempting source of revenue, relying on licensing fees to shore up general funds are a tax on employment which could backfire for state’s balance sheets.
News and Commentary
Michelle Lampariello reports for Clinical Advisor factors obstructing opioid use disorder treatment presented at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 34th Annual Conference. A crucial element was state scope-of-practice restrictions on nurse practitioners.
Rowland Ellis Courtenay details the implications of California bill AB-2138; 37 state licensing boards will be unable to deny, suspend, or revoke licensure on account of criminal record.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new payment model to accountable care organizations attempts to incentivize customized care for rural communities, writes Shira Stein for Bloomberg Law.