Today, TribTalk featured an Oped from nurse practitioner and clinic owner Lutricia Harrison in support of H.B. 1792, legislation that would remove outdated and costly regulations standing in the way of nurse practitioners and their patients.
A nurse practitioner for 14 years, Harrison has operated a clinic in Houston for more than a decade, serving a largely indigent population that would struggle to find care without her.
"This [H.B. 1792] represents a huge step forward in enabling NPs to open clinics like mine where they are needed most. Instead of paying annual fees, NPs can put their resources and time into growing their own practices in underserved areas where Texans need care."
Read the full article here: https://www.tribtalk.org/2019/04/15/removing-barriers-to-primary-health-care-will-benefit-vulnerable-texans/?fbclid=IwAR1z5Ta9mMb5C-a79OTzxEzqZUzKY8qKo5n3mPdu8PqAQmV8uIDPRtg9V0Q