Look What's New for MNPA!
MNPA's website is undergoing a new and exciting transformation
MNPA is in the process of bringing you a new and improved website to better assist MNPA members by allowing you to edit and update your very own MNPA profile using a secure password protected process and to assist the public in locating a NP from our online directory.
The new site will make membership renewal quick and snappy and if you push to right buttons, you will automatically be renewed each year.
Our website will continue to bring our ever popular "jobs opportunity" page which lists employments opportunities in Maine and beyond to assist new NPs in finding their first job our other NPs who may be looking to make a change.
Our enthusiastic and energetic newsletter publishers are busy at work and each new addition as well as previous editions will be available on the site.
.....And of course, all the latest and greatest conference information will be found right here.
So, stay tuned and please be patient as we attempt to perfect our new tools. We also, as always, available to you by email at email@example.com and by telephone at 207.621.0313.
Medical Marijuana Update for Maine NPs
Beginning on August 1, 2014 Maine nurse practitioners will be allowed to certify patients for medical marijuana use. Below are some technical items for NPs to be aware of when certifying patients.
MaineCare Reimbursement Update
Back in April, we received an email from a MNPA member regarding what looked like a reduction in MaineCare rates paid to certain categories of NPs. Since then we have had discussions with the Director of MaineCare Services, Stefanie Nadeau and her staff, leading to a face-to-face meeting to help Bob Howe and Pam Cahill better understand MaineCare reimbursement issues as they relate to NPs.