Quality of care was not impacted by mandatory periodic payments, (16,34,35,41,48,54) caps on contingency fees, (16,21,34,35,41,48,54) patient compensation fund
, (16,21,34,35,41,48) or abolition of mandatory prejudgment interest.
* Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) Legislation - Working on bill draft that provides a separate license for APRN, title protection for APRN and the four roles (NP, CNS, CRNA and CNM), named in Patient Compensation Fund
Having a patient compensation fund
leads to about a 30 percent reduction in the probability that a physician moves.
In a 5-2 ruling, the court determined it was unconstitutional for the state to transfer $200 million from a patient compensation fund
that doctors pay into, and the state must repay the money with interest and lost earnings.
Any additional liability, which is paid by the a state agency, the Louisiana Patient Compensation Fund
, is further limited to $500,000.
Supervision of The final rule was published in Nurses with APNP by Physician April clarifying the conditions for Prescriptive as a Requirement which the physician supervision Authority under the Patient requirements are met under the Compensation Fund Patient Compensation Fund
. WNA worked with the Office of Insurance Commission to develop this language.
Title Protection, Admitting Privileges, Infringement on Scope of Practice, APRN Consensus Model, and the Patient Compensation Fund
are just a few of the policy issues explored by Wisconsin APN associations at a February 8, 2010 meeting sponsored by the WNA APN Forum.
The threat has been gradually mounting over the last 10 years or so: the liability policy restrictions on NP practice set by the Wisconsin Family and Injured patient Compensation Fund
, (Comp Fund).
There was a Thursday night information meeting that provided information relative to Chapter 655 of the Patient Compensation Fund
. Chapter 655 currently calls for physician supervision of all Advanced Practice Nurses except for CRNAs.
Another area of the proposal supported by WNA includes the injured person or family member gaining access to the Patient Compensation Fund
655 (Patient Compensation Fund
) by including that any underlying medical malpractice policy issued under stat.