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    Health Care Policy Influenced by Nursing

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    Discuss a specific example of legislation or health care policy that was directly or indirectly influenced by nursing.

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    A specific act of legislation influenced by nursing is the legislation passed in 1997, as part of
    the Balanced Budget Act, which allows nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists to be
    reimbursed by Medicare, for services provided (Taft & Nanna, 2008). This effort has added
    credibility to nursing, as a profession. In addition, there are many advantages in nurses providing
    routine and non-routine care. There are many procedures and diagnostic tests that nurses are
    capable of ...

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