Report Adult Abuse and Neglect in Missouri

Report Adult Abuse and Neglect in Missouri

Report Adult Abuse and Neglect in Missouri

Missouri Senate 2021

SB 41 Burlison, Eric

Provides for licensing of advance practice registered nurses (APRNs) through the Missouri Board of Nursing. MCQC supports the removal of any barrier for APRNs that limits their ability to provide care to nursing home residents. This act is substantially similar to SB 714 (2020).

Last Action: 01/14/2021 - Second Read and Referred to Health and Pensions Committee.

SB 177 Onder, Bob

Current law limits licensed home health agencies to those that provide two or more home health services at the residence of a patient according to a physician's written and signed plan of treatment. This act permits such licensed entities to provide treatment according to written plans signed by physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, or physician assistants.

Last Action: 02/10/2021 – Hearing conducted in Seniors, Families, Veterans & Military Affairs Committee.

SB 193 Onder, Bob

Currently, collaborative practice arrangements between physicians and advanced practice registered nurses must include written provisions to maintain geographic proximity unless an exception applies. This act repeals this geographic proximity requirement. MCQC supports the removal of any barrier for APRNs that limits their ability to provide care to nursing home residents.

Last Action: 01/28/2021 – Second Read and Referred to Health and Pensions Committee.

SB 223 Onder, Bob

Under this act, any contract or agreement that creates or establishes the terms of a partnership, employment, or any other form of professional relationship between a nonprofit hospital or health system and a physician or an advanced practice registered nurse that includes any restriction of the right of the physician or advanced practice registered nurse to practice medicine or nursing in any geographic area for any period of time after the termination of such partnership, employment, or professional relationship shall be void and unenforceable with respect to said restriction. MCQC supports the removal of any barrier for APRNs that limits their ability to provide care to nursing home residents. This act is identical to SB 932 (2020).

Last Action: 01/28/2021 – Second Read and Referred to Professional Registration Committee.

SB 293 Hoskins, Denny

Modifies provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) by removing unnecessary requirements like mileage barriers, chart reviews, ratios and a one-month preceptorship. MCQC supports the removal of any barrier for APRNs that limits their ability to provide care to nursing home residents. This act is similar to HB 2226 (2020).

Last Action: 03/22/2021 – Hearing scheduled in Professional Registration Committee.

SB 519 Kimminau, Matt

Modifies the expiration date of the RX Cares for Missouri Program from August 28, 2019, to August 28, 2026.

Last Action: 03/04/2021 – Second Read and Referred to Health and Pensions Committee.

SB 584 Kimminau, Matt

Changes the period of time Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) must practice with the collaborating physician continuously present and allows the APRN to practice outside of the 75 mile geographic proximity requirements if he or she utilizes telehealth. MCQC supports the removal of any barrier for APRNs that limits their ability to provide care to nursing home residents. This provision is similar to SB 193 (2021).

Last Action: 03/22/2021 – Hearing scheduled in Professional Registration Committee.

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