Legislative Update

Regarding legislation affecting Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Pending Federal Legislation:

  • The ability of NPs to order diabetic shoes. This bill has not yet been sponsored by any Federal legislator, according to SCNA (Bill S. 237/H. 808).
  • Ability of NPs to order Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab (Bill H. 3911).

Please contact your SC state legislator to show your support for this pending legislation.

BILLS PASSED IN 2021

S.503/Act 55 – NPs are now authorized to order Home Health Services. For more information, please click here.

S.571/Act 22 – Requires prescribers to offer Naloxone Hydrochloride and provide overdose education. For more information, please
click here.

BILLS PASSED IN 2020:

H.4004/Act 89- The “Physician Order for Scope of Treatment (POST) Act. For more information, please click here.

BILLS PASSED IN 2019:

South Carolina bills 3821 and 4004 have passed. Below are the links for more information.

SC Bill 4004

SC Bill 3821

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