FAQs

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The most commonly asked Government Affairs questions are answered below.

What is AANP’s policy agenda?

Please click the following links for AANP’s State and Federal Policy Priorities:

I’d like to hire an NP. What are the laws in my state governing NP practice?

Please visit aanp.org/states to find your state’s practice environment, Nurse Practice Act, Board of Nursing regulations, and a special AANP members’ only link to more detailed State Policy Fact Sheet. Please contact your state Board of Nursing with additional questions. For large organizations looking at multiple state hiring, please contact each individual Board of Nursing.

I am an NP. What are the laws in my state governing NP practice?

Please visit aanp.org/states to find your state’s practice environment, Nurse Practice Act, Board of Nursing regulations, and a special AANP members’ only link to more detailed State Policy Fact Sheet. Please contact your state Board of Nursing with additional questions.

How do I become credentialed with insurance plans?

Please contact each individual insurance plan for more information regarding their policies and procedures. If you have challenges with credentialing or reimbursement, please let us know about them by reporting it here.

Where can I learn more about a specific policy issue?

AANP’s policy toolkits offer issue briefs that delve deeper into how some issues would affect you and your practice. Please visit our Federal Policy Toolkit here for federal issues, and our State Policy Toolkit here for state issues.

How do I contact my legislators to advocate for my patients and profession?

What a great idea! Please visit our AANP Advocacy Center to get started.

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