Advanced Practitioner Laws
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) are gaining more autonomy across the country enabling them to better provide healthcare services to patients, but sometimes the statutes and regulations in each state can greatly differ. An APRN's scope of practice will be determined by education, experience, facility policy, patient need and state law. Our interactive tool provides you with a better understanding of the an NP or APRN's scope of practice in each state. The data provided here is drawn and condensed from state licensing boards, but to find more in-depth and accurate details, please visit each state board website.
Billing for NP locum tenens services differ from state to state. The CMS billing guidelines for locum tenens physicians do not apply to nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Consult the practice laws for your state to learn what can be billed and how to bill for advanced practice services. The data provided here is drawn from the the state laws and regulations as of 7/12/2019, but to find more in-depth and accurate details, please visit each state board’s website.