Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Minnesota  Government Affairs

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Mary Mirick
(952) 448-5312

Regional Coordinator

Teresa Nosek
317.326.1252

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Registered Nurse First Assistants (RNFAs)

Reimbursement:  Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 62A, 62A.3092 Subd. 2. Requirement. Coverage described in subdivision 1 that provides for payment for surgical first assisting benefits or services shall be construed as providing for payment for a registered nurse who performs first assistant functions and services that are within the scope of practice of a registered nurse.
Definition:  None
Scope:  None

Legislative Tracking

MN H 1993 — 2013 Surgical Technologist Certification
Requires qualifications and continuing education for employment as a surgical technologist.
Comments
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/bills/bill.php?f=HF1993&b=house&y=2014&ssn=0 Same as S 1566 
Sponsor(s):
Fritz 
General Topic:
Surgical Assistants/Surgical Technologists 
Status:
Failed - adjourned 
MN S 1566 — 2013 Surgical Technologist Certification
Relates to health; requires qualifications and continuing education for employment as a surgical technologist.
Comments
http://www.senate.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billinf.php?billnum=SF1566&ls=88&special_session=20130 Same as H 1993 
Sponsor(s):
Pappas 
General Topic:
Surgical Assistants/Surgical Technologists 
Status:
Failed - Adjourned 
MN H 200 — 2013 Medical Clinics: nursing personnel staffing
Relates to health; requires annual reports on nursing personnel staffing in medical clinics.
Comments
http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billnum.asp?Billnumber=HF200&Go.x=9&Go.y=13&Go=Search&ls_year=88&sessionvar=20130 
Sponsor(s):
Fritz 
General Topic:
Nurse Staffing 
Status:
Failed - Adjourned 

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