Research and Articles

Research and Articles

Reforming America’s Healthcare System through Choice and Competition 2019

Economic Benefits To Florida’s Health Economy: FL Tax Watch Report 2017


A Practical Guide to Nurse Practitioners: AARP 2017


Nurse practitioner patients less costly to Medicare than physician patients: January 6, 2016 -- MSU News Service


Study finds no difference in care between physicians, clinicians: UPI


NP Care Model Drastically Lowers Heart Failure Readmissions: Jennifer Thew, RN, February 23, 2016

Federal Trade Commission APRNs and Anti-Competitive Legislation
Federal Trade Commission Issues National Policy Statement on APRN Scope of Practice

National Governor's Association: The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Meeting Increasing Demand for Primary Care December 20, 2012

Physician and Editor in Chief of Northeast Florida Magazine Resigns Over ARNPs Joan Huffman MD

Texas  APRN Utilization Report Perryman APRN Utilization Economic Impact Report May 2012

Federal Trade Commission Opinion for Kentucky Federal Trade Commission Opinion for Kentucky 3/2012

Florida Tax Watch study on ARNPs supports removing restrictions to ARNP practice to increase access to care and decrease costs.

Fl Tax Watch Brief

Federal Trade Commission Opinion on Florida HB 4103, March 2011 The Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning Bureau of Economics and Bureau of Competition comments to Rep. Daphne Campbell RN urges Florida legislature to remove restrictions to ARNP ability to offer care.

Kaiser Commission Issue Paper on Medicaid and the Uninsured March 2011 Improving Access to Adult Primary Care in Medicaid: Exploring the Potential Role of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

OPPAGA December 2010, 2010 Research Memo Expanding Scope of Practice for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Optometrists, and Dental Hygienists can save millions

Institutes of Medicine Report In Brief, “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health”, 2010 Reprinted with permission © (2010) by the National Academy of Sciences, Courtesy of the National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

Florida Tax Watch Report: Recommendations of the Florida Tax Watch Government Cost Savings Task Forcefor Fiscal Year 2011-12 pg 119

AANP Medical Economist Jeffery Bauer: Nurse Practitioners as Under Utilized Resource

Florida State Senate 2009 Interim Report Authorization for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to Prescribe Controlled Substances

AARP 2010 Policy Supplement: Scope of Practice for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

AARP Center to Champion Nursing: Improving Access to Primary Care: The Growing Role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

AARP Center to Champion Nursing: Access to Care and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: A Review of Southern U.S. Practice Laws

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Who will Provide Primary Care and How Will They be Trained

United Health Center for Reform and Modernization Federal Health Care Cost Containment-How in Practice Can it be Done? Options with a real world track record of success May 2009

Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses: Vol. 2 Chapter 43 reprinted with permission Eileen T. O’Grady

Orlando Sentinel December 2, 2009 Report Registered Nurses Push for Prescription Power

Tallahassee Democrat Rebuttal Authority for Nurse Practitioners Would Help Patients

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