23 March 2020 – Governor creates medical supervision exemption to free up physicians

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase healthcare workforce
Level of Jurisdiction: Arizona
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Overview: Exempts the State of Arizona from a federal regulation requiring Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to be supervised by a physician. The reform will expand access to care, especially in rural areas, and free up physicians for other needed medical services.
Full details here: https://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2020/03/governor-ducey-takes-step-free-more-physicians-address-covid-19