FTC supports full prescriptive authority for nurse practitioners in Florida

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The Federal Trade Commission has voiced its support of a bill to reduce Florida's current supervision requirements on nurse practitioners, calling it "a pro-competitive improvement in the law."

In a letter addressed to state Rep. Daphne Campbell (D-Miami), the FTC urged that nurse practitioners be authorized to practice at their "full scope," according to Sunshine State News. The agency noted that lifting the restrictions would benefit Florida consumers by lowering the cost and increasing the availability of healthcare services. Article