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Optum Is Now Providing Your AANP Membership

Thank you for being a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) — a vibrant, professional community of nurse practitioners (NPs) more than 121,000 strong!

As a valuable employee benefit, your AANP membership is now being provided by your employer, Optum Care Services. You know the countless benefits that come with being a member of AANP, but here are some quick points to review to be sure you're taking advantage of them all:

  • AANP Mission: Why AANP Stands for NPs and Patients.

    AANP's mission is to empower all NPs to advance accessible, person-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for diverse communities through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership. This mission means:

    • Leading the fight to remove barriers and secure full and direct access to the services NPs provide.
    • Serving as The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner® to advance the NP role, strengthen the profession and positively impact the health of this country.
    • Creating top-quality continuing education (CE) programs and practice resources that NPs need.
    • Developing the next generation of NP leaders and a strong, unified national NP community.
  • Visit the Membership IMPACT Center to Maximize Your Benefits.

    Explore the Membership IMPACT Center to learn how you can use all your member benefits and take full advantage of everything AANP has to offer. Learn about opportunities to access CE, professional development, conferences, networking, advocacy, events and more.

    Explore All Member Benefits

  • Ensure Your AANP “MyAccount” Is Current.

    Update your AANP “MyAccount” information to ensure you always have the latest news about your state, obtain timely and relevant information about your interests and receive important news and information from AANP.

    Update MyAccount

AANP Values You!

AANP looks forward to serving you and the entire NP community throughout the next year and beyond. If you need assistance with your AANP account or have any questions about your membership, please do not hesitate to contact the AANP Member Care Center at 512-505-0242 or