MA Senate Passes Nurse Delegation, Bill Moves to House

The Home Care Alliance is applauding the state Senate’s passage of the Nurse Delegation bill (S.860) and is urging the House of Representatives to follow suit.

S. 860 would refine the Commonwealth’s Nurse Practice Act (NPA) to allow appropriate nurse delegation practices to include delegation of medication administered by home health aides in the home setting.

Thanks to the advocacy of HCA members and the work of supporting organizations, the bill moves one step closer to the Governor’s desk and lobbying efforts are now directed at the House.

An NEW email message aimed at State Representatives is available in the Legislative Action Center. Just click on the message regarding Nurse Delegation. If you choose to call your local State Representative, a fact sheet is also available as a guide.

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