UW CHWS Director and Senior Deputy Director discuss decisions about returning to pre-pandemic scope-of-practice policies in Health Affairs blog

Director Bianca Frogner and Senior Deputy Director Sue Skillman co-author a Health Affairs blog post led by Dr. Alden Lai, Assistant Professor in Health Care Management at the New York University School of Global Public Health. Many states expanded scope-of-practice laws and regulations under emergency acts to meet demand for patient care brought about the COVID-19 pandemic. In the post titled, “Is it Fair? How to Approach Professional Scope-of-Practice Policy After the COVID-19 Pandemic”, they discuss how health professionals may perceive quick roll back scope-of-practice laws and regulations and suggest options for moving forward post-peak pandemic.
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