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Battle to reform nurse practitioner rules will continue, vows author of SB 491

by Stephanie O'Neill | Take Two®

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California Senator Ed Hernandez of West Covina says he'll reintroduce his bill to reform regulations governing nurse practitioners in California. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Now to the raft of bills being reviewed by the state legislature. One bill that would have allowed California's nurse practitioners to work independently of doctors was recently defeated.

KPCC's Stephanie O'Neill says the senator behind the legislation isn't giving up.

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