For Nutrition Professionals, Public Policy and Advocacy is central to your career in any career setting, tenure or nutrition niche.
How do you get involved?
Join the Board, attend a meeting, or come with us to Advocacy Day!
Recent MAND Advocacy Activities:
Updating Long Term Care Facility Regulations
Participating in State Health Councils regarding, Diabetes, Health and Wellness, and Insurance
Nutritional Care Regulations in Assisted Care Facilities
Defining the scope of practice of unlicensed professionals
Modernizing the State’s licensure provisions for the LDN credential for RDNs & CNSs
Extending federal coverage of child nutrition programs
Approving RDNs to write medical nutrition orders
Authorizing CMS to grant billing status to RDNs
Coverage for the RDN/LDN as an Essential Health Benefit in Maryland