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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Advanced practice registered nurses. Prohibits a state employee health plan, a state educational institution employee health plan, an accident and sickness insurance policy, and a health maintenance organization contract from requiring authorization for covered early intervention services under an individualized family service plan signed by an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Provides for an application for a waiver from certain requirements applying to certain intrastate motor carrier drivers who are insulin dependent diabetics to be signed by an APRN. Provides that an individual who is subject to epileptic seizures may not be denied a driver's license or permit if the Advanced practice registered nurses. Prohibits a state employee health plan, a state educational institution employee health plan, an accident and sickness insurance policy, and a health maintenance organization contract from requiring authorization for covered early intervention services under an individualized family service plan signed by an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). Provides for an application for a waiver from certain requirements applying to certain intrastate motor carrier drivers who are insulin dependent diabetics to be signed by an APRN. Provides that an individual who is subject to epileptic seizures may not be denied a driver's license or permit if the individual provides certain documentation from an APRN. Provides for an APRN to sign an order or referral for physical therapy. Adds an APRN to the providers who may perform an examination and provide a statement concerning an injured employee for purposes of worker's compensation claims. Allows an APRN to affirm that an applicant has a temporary disability for purposes of a waiver from continuing education requirements to work on certain lift devices. Requires a health insurance plan to provide coverage for diabetes self-management training ordered by an APRN. Makes technical corrections. ... View more