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National Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneur Network (NNPEN)

Have you thought about starting your own healthcare business but didn’t know how? NNPEN is your “go to” resource. We’re a network of Nurse Practitioners (NPs) started by Nurse Practitioners to accelerate the number and rate of Nurse Practitioners becoming owners of sustainable businessesOur offerings are motivated by a single question: To preserve the benefits of nurse-led care, the number of nurse-led start-ups must grow substantially and operate sustainably. HOW WILL THAT HAPPEN? 

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Welcome to our new website! Take a look around. We hope you enjoy the improved layout and functionality. With this new website, we now have a discussion forum for NNPEN members. The forum can be found under the Resources menu and is only visible to signed-in members. Be sure to subscribe to the forum so that you receive email updates when topics are posted. If you have a question or discussion item, feel free to post and start interacting with your fellow members!

February 2021:

December 2020: 
Jon Fanning Named CEO of American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Jon Fanning, MS, CAE, CNED will become the Association's chief executive officer (CEO), effective March 1, 2021.

November 2020:

National Nurse Practitioner Week
National Nurse Practitioner Week is November 8th - 14th. During this week NNPEN, along with various NP organizations highlight and elevate the valuable work NP's are doing in communities around the country.

Are NP Students Learning about Medicare Fraud?
Dr. Lynn Rapsilber, DNP, ANP-BC, APRN, FAANP, co-founder of NNPEN offers insight to an article featured in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.

September 2020: 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaide Services (CMS) Changes for 2021
Review the 2021 proposed policy, payment and quality provisions changes under the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) 

August 2020:

Leveraging the EHR for Effective Clinical Workflows - Four Strategies to Try Today
Check out this eBook that explores a few ways in which technology can address challenges frequently faced by clinicians, freeing up valuable time and easing frustrations.

MA Blues Pilots Value-Based Payment Program for Independent PCPs
Download this Value-Based Payment News article and learn about the BCNC's Blue Premier value-based care program.

July 2020:

HCCI- The Florida House Call Project 
Visit the HCCI Institute website to learn more about the "The Florida House Call Project", a plan to spread awareness of home-centered care and relevant HCCI resources, tools, and training. 


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Congrats to Dr. Lynn Rapsilber, DNP, ANP-BC, APRN, FAANP & Co-Founder of NNPEN, for being recognized with the Nightingale Award!


Our monthly meetings, called Office OURS, are accessible via teleconference and webinar. Each month we share critical information and updates pertinent to NP owned businesses. Office Ours are held the third Tuesday of every month from 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Eastern.

Our Next Office OURS

Feb. 16, 2021: Real World Marketing for Your Practice!

Speaker: Jasdeep Singh
Head of Operations & Marketing, 3BC - The Cannabinoid Company, MBA Candidate

Jasdeep Singh is an entrepreneur and business consultant who is finishing his MBA at the University of Connecticut and recently became the Head of Operations and Marketing for 3BC. As a former educator, Jasdeep brings a strong sense of empathy to marketing and years of organizational experience to lead complex business operations. He met NNPEN's leadership last summer as a business consultant intern with the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) and the CT Small Business Development Center (CTSBDC). His goal is to help 3BC, and other small businesses, maximize their operations and finances and achieve long-term viability through well planned short-term decision making. 



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