Category Archive
for: ‘Nurse Licensure Compact’

Nurse Licensure Compact Takes Effect in January

It’s official: The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) will be taking effect on January 19, 2018. As mHealth Intelligence and others first reported, with the vote of legislators in North Carolina to formally join the compact, bringing the total membership to 26, it will go live early next year, offering welcome news for nurses seeking to practice […]

Share
Read More

Nurse Licensure Compact One Step Closer to Full Ratification

Good news for nurses seeking to practice telehealth across state lines: Following recent votes by state legislators in Delaware, Maine, and Texas, the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) is one step closer to activation. As mHealth Intelligence first reported, lawmakers in 25 states across the country have now approved the interstate compact, which allows for the portability […]

Share
Read More

Nurse Licensure Compact: Full Adoption Coming Sooner than Expected?

It looks like it will be smooth sailing ahead for the Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact in the coming months. As Politico reports, based on state legislative action, it seems like the compact allowing for nurse licensure portability among states may go into full effect even before its target date of December 31, 2018. “I don’t […]

Share
Read More

Telehealth-Friendly Licensing Compacts Gain Momentum

Five more states have signed up to ease licensing processes for doctors hoping to practice telemedicine across state lines. Recently, Colorado became the 17th state to join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, with Gov. John Hickenlooper signing legislation on June 8. Overseen by the Federation of State Medical Boards, offers an expedited licensing process for […]

Share
Read More

NURSE GROUP LOBBIES FOR TELEMEDICINE LICENSURE

Six states have adopted a licensing compact which would allow nurses to practice telemedicine across state lines. Wyoming, Virginia, South Dakota, Idaho, Florida and Tennessee have approved the new licensing compact, and nine other states are considering legislation. In order for the compact to take effect, 26 states or by the end of 2018, must […]

Share
Read More

CTeL Webinar Recording Enhanced Nurse APRN Licensure Compacts

The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) was pleased to have Elliott Vice, director of government affairs for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) presenting on the topic, “The Nurse Licensure Compacts: License Portability and Patient Safety in Interstate Practice.”  The monthly CTeL Brown Bag webinar was held […]

Share
Read More

Webinar: Nurse Licensure Compacts: License Portability Patient Safety

Correction:  The correct date is Monday, August 17th.   Thanks. Please join The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTeL) Brown Bag Webinar on Monday, August 17, 2015 from 12:00 noon EDT – 1:00 pm EDT on The New Nurse Licensure Compacts: License Portability and Patient Safety in Interstate Practice. CTeL is pleased […]

Share
Read More

Interstate Licensure and Telemedicine: Expert Offers Support

For physicians seeking to practice telemedicine in more than one state, the Federation of State Medical Boards’ (FSMB) in-development interstate licensure compact will greatly help to streamline what is currently a lengthy multi-state licensure process.  In an article published in the most recent issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Dr. Robert […]

Share
Read More

NCSBN Announces Free, Automatic Licensure Updates

For people and organizations seeking to employ nurses, ensuring that all prospective employees are fully licensed and free of disciplinary issues is about to become a good deal easier. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), which serves as an umbrella organization for state boards, announced in a July 21 news release that […]

Share
Read More

Report: Productive Time for Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators

For the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators (NLCA), the past two years have been productive.  Per the organization’s 2012-2013 annual report, 24 states are now enrolled in the compact, which allows nurses from member states to receive multistate licenses.  Further, the organization’s future strategic plans seek to ensure that this growth continues through member collaboration. As […]

Share
Read More