While states determine licensure and general practice laws, federal agencies set guidelines for hospital staffing and public insurance reimbursement that can determine what economic opportunities exist for nutrition practitioners. Additionally, Congress considers other legislation that affects funding for nutrition programs and more. The chart below includes currently active bills that fall into one or more of these categories. You can click on bills to read the full text, learn who’s sponsoring it, and when hearings may be held.
The American Nutrition Association's Comment On the Department of Veterans Affairs Nutrition Standards of Practice Request for Information