Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act now law
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After years of trying, advocates of the Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act have now seen it become law in New York State.  Now the next challenge is getting the word out.

This week Stephen Ferrara, the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at Columbia University, is our guest to discuss the new law and the biggest obstacles it currently faces in gaining acceptance, especially from insurance companies.

Watch the full interview above. Here's the initial feature story we produced on this topic back in 2011.