Why Join NNPEN?

NNPEN is the founding national voice of nurse practitioners in business and those who own practices or plan to soon. We believe Nurse Practitioner-owned start-ups are the key to improving access to healthcare in this country. But entrepreneurship is scary. NNPEN is here to help you with valuable connections and resources.

Consider these opportunities:

NNPEN’s member directory, only accessible to members, helps you to link arms with like-minded professionals. You’ll have access to the support, advice, and encouragement of colleagues who have been there and are thriving.

Direct access to NNPEN’s CEO and Founders.With email and phone access to our four (4) founders, NNPEN members have direct support and the ability to tap into our founders’ diverse work backgrounds and talents for connecting you with relevant NNPEN members and resources.

Monthly “Office Ours” meeting. Our monthly member only meetings, called “Office Ours,” accessible via teleconference and webinar, are the lifeline to other members. Each month we share critical information and updates pertinent to NP owned businesses. Then all members are encouraged to share their expertise, experience, and suggestions with other members. Many of these conversations provide subject matter for future webinars and “Office Hours.” Office hours are held the third Tuesday of every month from 8PM-9PM EST.

Quarterly Educational Webinars. Critical content to business success is shared through deep dive webinars at discounted rates for our members. Initial topics include coding, billing, reimbursement, and fraud prevention in your business. For information on upcoming webinars click here.

NNPEN Annual Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneurship Conference: NNPEN’s signature event, this opportunity creates access to industry leaders with best practices, like-minded professionals determined to master risks of ownership, and professional development sessions to grow the business brain. NNPEN members receive a registration discount.


Coming soon:

Group purchasing discounts. Why should you pay a dollar for a 4″ x 4″ gauze pad, or any office supply, when the large group practice down the street pays a penny. Leverage the power of NNPEN’s membership to get discounts to help you be competitive and keep your practice sustainable.

Nurturing Professionals List (The NPL). is a directory of professionals that have been recommended by our members. The list includes all professional services an NP owned business might need from A-Z.

NNPEN Professional Partner List. NNPEN is already talking to business entities interested in supporting NP business ownership and investing in their success by providing discounts to our members. Services include banking and financial services, electronic health record purchasing, revenue cycle management, billing, and many more.

Business Plan Templates and Tools. These templates and tools provide a process to help you consider your business potential before you invest your money, as well as links to start-up kits specifically designed by and for NPs.

EHR Pre-Purchase Intelligence. Offers member reviews and results of EHR demos scored against criteria NNPEN deems essential to a start-up practice. Also provides links to available resources to help you make the best EHR choice for you.