Assembly Bill 890 assures direct access to care for Californians by removing antiquated barriers to nurse practitioner practice.
Authored by Assembly Member Jim Wood, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Health, AB 890 will garner significant opposition from organized medicine. Grassroots outreach to legislators is critical.
The bill was heard by the Assembly Committee on Business and Professions on April 9, and passed with a final vote count of 16-0. It has been referred to the Assembly Appropriations Committee, a hearing date has not been set. CANP members should:
Visit the Assembly Bill 890 toolkit (member login required) to explore resources that CANP has developed to assist with your outreach efforts.