On April 11, 2022, New York adopted legislation that permanently expands the scope of services that can be provided by nurse practitioners (NPs). The state had temporarily expanded the NP scope of services under a waiver to its 2014 rules limiting NPs. The waiver was implemented in 2020 during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency. The 2014 rule required NPs to have a written practice agreement with a supervising physician. The 2022 full practice authority legislation waives the physician oversight requirement permanently for NPs with over 3,600 practice hours who provide primary care services.
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