iStock 000004638435XSmall As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP’s legislative team represents nurse practitioners (NPs) and their patients on critical issues related to licensure, access to care, patient safety, health care reform, reimbursement, and other concerns at all policy levels. In addition to advocating on issues that impact NPs and their patients, we represent NPs on national committees and in health organizations. Explore our policy features and join the action today!

State Policy


For state-by-state summaries of laws, rules and details that impact your practice visit the State Practice Environment page.

Affordable Care Act (ACA)

ACA Image SmallInformation about the Affordable Care Act, for NPs and consumers, is available in our ACA section.