The federal government and states should encourage advance care planning.
States should set strong licensing standards for all health care providers.
States should require all health professionals to maintain competency in their respective professions.
States should mandate public disclosure of disciplinary actions taken by health regulatory boards and make this information easily accessible to consumers.
Current federal regulations and policies should be interpreted to allow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs) to fully
Higher levels of government should provide adequate resources when mandating functions to lower levels of government.
Services should be implemented and operated by the level of government that can most appropriately and efficiently deliver them.
All levels of government should adopt policies ensuring that people who do not speak English or are limited in English proficiency have adequate language a
Millions of people receive access to health insurance coverage through provisions of the Affordable Care Act. However, millions still remain uninsured.