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National Verifier for Lifeline Hard Launch on November 2nd

The National Verifier for Lifeline service providers hard launches on November 2nd for Colorado, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.  There was a soft launch on October 15th for Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, New Hampshire, North Dakota and South Dakota.  Here is a link for the USAC webpage that describes the national verifier: https://www.usac.org/li/tools/national-verifier/default.aspx Service […]

Changes to the BON’s Rules on Minor Incidents after Sunset Review

This is the seventh part in an ongoing series in which we review some of the changes to Board of Nursing (BON) rules after its recent Sunset review. On March 2, 2018, the Board of Nursing proposed changes to Rule 217.16 regarding Unprofessional Conduct. These rules have not yet become effective. Unlike the other rule […]

Changes to the BON’s Rules on Removing Disciplinary Action after Sunset Review

This is the sixth part in an ongoing series in which we review some of the changes to Board of Nursing (BON) rules and law after its recent Sunset review. During the Sunset process, the Texas legislature decided that the BON should be required “to remove a nurse’s disciplinary action from the board’s website and […]