Founders Consultation

NNPEN Founders Consultation
with Members

• Requires no additional research by NNPEN—No Charge
• Requires further research by NNPEN–$100/hour subject to an agreed-upon cap.


•  With individuals–$125/hour
•  With commercial enterprises—priced on a per project basis.


Q: What kinds of topics are appropriate for NNPEN consulting services?

A:  Ownership readiness and business start-up/sustainability questions you believe fall within one of NNPEN Founder’s subject matter expertise.

Q: What are the areas of Founder subject matter expertise?

Our Founders

Sandy Berkowitz, RN, JD—insurance and self-insurance, risk management, managed care contracting, deep insurance industry relationships beyond the NP universe.

Lorraine Bock, DNP, ENP-C, FNP-C, PHRN, CEN, FAANP
—owned and operated her own practice in PA for 15 years, now owns and operates a PA-based Direct Primary Care practice as well as serving as NP educator. Immediate past president of PA Coalition of Nurse Practitioners during repeated efforts to pass Full Practice Authority in PA.

Beth Chalick-Kaplan, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, CCM—Traditional (fee for service) and innovative (ACOs, bundles) payment models, creative business models for NPs, marketing solutions, practice building, care coordination and case management, hospice and palliative care.

Lynn Rapsilber, DNP, ANP-BC, APRN, FAANP— Owns NP Business Consultants, LLC providing consulting and education in all things reimbursement.  Co-chair of the Connecticut Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses garnering Full Practice Authority for CT attained through consensus building amongst nursing groups. Owns a practice providing Hepatitis C education and treatment. Author, speaker, educator and mentor.

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