Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists - HB 789 - 4/26/18
Written by Legislative Consultant, Bruce Hironimus

The House Professional Licensure Committee held a public hearing on House Bill 789 which amends the Medical Practice Act by codifying existing regulations for the provision of anesthesia in certain settings.

The bill is pitting anesthesiologists versus certified registered nurse anesthetists. This bill was prompted by discussion involving modifications to the regulation altering the supervision requirements. No formal action on the legislation was taken.