LD 197 LR 1142(01)
An Act To Permit Nurse Practitioners To Perform the Functions of School Physicians
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Graham of North Yarmouth
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Potential future biennium savings - Local School Administrative Units
Fiscal Detail and Notes
Allowing a family or pediatric nurse practitioner to serve as a health care provider in a school may result in savings to local school administrative units if the cost of having a nurse practitioner serve as a school's health care provider is lower than the cost of having a physician serve in that same capacity.