AAPPN advocated for a number of bills signed into law this year. Our legislative efforts resulted in more opportunities for psychiatric ARNPs and stronger mental health protection for our citizens.
AAPPN contacted each member of the committee on January 21 to urge committee passage of the bill. We joined with NAMI Washington in this collaborative effort. Our voices were joined by other health care advocate organizations listed below.
2022 Lobby Week Kit – Tools and tips for meeting with your legislators.
Health insurers have arbitrarily reduced reimbursement for ARNP services down to just 85% of their usual rates. In his Seattle Times op/ed Dr. Benjamin Danielson argues that inequities in reimbursement rates lead to inequities in care.
There is strength in numbers, and we need you to join in the effort!
AAPPN is proud to support two vital efforts which will grow the future of our profession and protect mental health care in our communities.
Many of AAPPN’s legislative priorities passed during the 2021 legislative session!
Watch the testimony of Dana Dean Doeing and other stakeholders at the hearing for SB 5222 requiring health carriers to reimburse ARNPs at the same rate as physicians for the same services.
AAPPN is happy to welcome Devon S. Connor-Green as our new lobbyist.
Your professional association advocates for you all year long!
The 2020 legislative session took several unexpected turns as a result of world events. Many thanks to the AAPPN Legislative Committee for navigating the twists and turns.
We’re about halfway through the 2020 legislative session!