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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 80I: Required signature, certification, etc. by physician relating to physical or mental health; fulfillment by nurse practitioner

Section 80I. When a law or rule requires a signature, certification, stamp, verification, affidavit or endorsement by a physician, when relating to physical or mental health, that requirement may be fulfilled by a nurse practitioner practicing under section 80B. Nothing in this section shall be construed to expand the scope of practice of nurse practitioners. This section shall not be construed to preclude the development of mutually agreed upon guidelines between the nurse practitioner and supervising physician under section 80E.