Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant Salary Grew in 2016

Nurse practitioner and physician assistant salary and job satisfaction rates increased in 2016, a new survey found.

from RevCycle Intelligence

As nurse practitioner and physician assistant salary rates continue to rise, a recent PracticeMatch survey found that more advanced practitioners are also increasingly enjoying their jobs. The survey of over 1,000 nurse practitioners and physician assistants found that about half of the clinicians experienced a boost in income between 2016 and 2015, with 12 percent reporting an increase in compensation of 8 percent or higher.

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Nurse Practitioners Salute South Dakota for New Health Care Law

AANP applauds South Dakota for aligning with neighboring states to provide patients full and direct access to nurse practitioners.

from AANP

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners commends Governor Daugaard and the South Dakota Legislature for enacting into law Senate Bill 61, which provides patients with full and direct access to nurse practitioners. By adopting the law, South Dakota becomes the 22nd state to authorize nurse practitioners to provide the full scope of services they’re educated and clinically prepared to deliver, and it retires the Board of Medicine oversight of nursing practice. These changes will significantly enhance patient access to high-quality health care.

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