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Senate votes to allow nurse practitioners to practice independent of doctors

This is a photo of Sen. Terry Gerratana speaking during a debate on a proposal to allow nurse practitioners to practice independent of doctors.

The Connecticut state Senate voted 25 to 11 late Wednesday night to allow nurse practitioners to practice independent of physicians, a controversial concept that has gained traction amid growing concerns about the availability of primary care providers in the state. Continue Reading →

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Malloy: Let nurse practitioners in CT work independent of doctors

This is a map showing which states allow nurse practitioners to practice independently, with some reduced scope of practice and with restrictions.

The Malloy administration wants to let nurse practitioners work independently of doctors, a potentially significant, and controversial, shift in the health care landscape aimed at expanding access to care. Continue Reading →

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