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The ANA or American Nurses Association is a professional nationalorganization for registered nurses The mission statement of the ANA isNurses advancing our profession to improve health for all Stakeholders in the organization are RNs who have either joined the ANAdirectly or are members of affiliate organizations or state nursesassociations These affiliate organizations must be national nursingorganization that meets criteria established by the ANA House ofDelegates and are granted organizational affiliate status by the ANAsBoard of Directors The ANA takes a very active role in influencinghealthcare laws and regulations The ANA lobbies congress and otheragencies on issues that affect nurses and the general public On top ofthis the ANA advocates for nurses rights in the workplace and fostershigh standards of nursing practice Their stance on healthcare reformcan be found on their website which states that while the PatientProtection and Affordable Care Act will provide the public with betteraccess to preventative services and protect against losing insurancethe debate over healthcare is not over and the organization willcontinue to promote nurses and take action to ensure the successfulimplementation of healthcare reform A bill in congress that the ANA is currently supporting is the HomeHealth Care Planning Improvement Act HR 2504 This bill wasintroduced into the house on June 26th 2013 by Reps Greg Walden R-ORand Allyson Schwartz D-PA and referred to the House subcommittee onhealth This bill would revise conditions of and limitations on paymentfor home health care services so that NPs and PAs would be able tocertify Medicaid patients for home health and sign home health plans ofcare Home healthcare has been associated with improved outcomes and lowercosts Access to home healthcare keeps patients out of extendedliving facilities This bill will widen the scope of practice forACRNs in order to allow greater access to home healthcare The problemthis policy addresses is that
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