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New Albany Report: Significant Expansion of Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

A new edition of The Albany Report helps policyholders understand the impact of the recent expansion of the medical malpractice statute of limitations in New York State.

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New Albany Report on Statute of Limitations, Tort Reform & Executive Budget

The new edition of The Albany Report includes updates on statute of limitations legislation, tort reform and Governor Cuomo’s executive budget.

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NY Governor Signs Legislation Requiring New RNs to Obtain Bachelor’s Degree

In December 2017, New York State became the first in the nation to require that new registered nurses earn a baccalaureate degree or higher within 10 years of licensure. The new educational requirement does not affect nurses who are already in practice.

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New Public Health Law Allows Nurse Practitioners to Write DNR and MOLST Orders

Senate Bill S1869A amends New York State Public Health Law to allow attending nurse practitioners (NPs) to sign Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders and Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST).

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