Independent Practice Info
To all of our hardworking members around the state in this trying time, we have some great news to share. As of March 31st, Governor John Bel Edwards has suspended the rules surrounding CRNA medical supervision for the duration of the COVID crisis. Together with the CMS waiver on March 30th, CRNAs are allowed to independently practice in Louisiana.
See JBE Rule Here: https://files.constantcontact.com/…/4d628fdc-34ff-45c6-a9fe…
While this is a major accomplishment, individual hospital and medical bylaws still pertain to your practice. Below is a sample letter that you can customize and send to your CEO/Hospital Medical director asking for their emergency suspension of medical bylaws and policies that would inhibit your practice.
In the event that you can be used as an ICU consultant, resources may be found here: