The February 6 edition of The Columbus Dispatch and the February 8 edition of the Akron Beacon Journal include a letter to the editor and op-ed opposing House Bill 216 (HB 216), a proposal under consideration in the Ohio House of Representatives to give advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) independent practice.
Opponent testimony to HB 216 will be presented to the House Health and Aging Committee on Wednesday, February 10. The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians is joining with other physician organizations in presenting that testimony.
Watch future editions of the Weekly Family Medicine Update for updates. For additional information, visit the OAFP website.