nurse practitioners

5:50pm

Mon June 11, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

The primary care turf war: could nurse practitioners play the role of doctor?

Earlier this week, soon-to-be House Speaker John Boehner filed a brief challenging the constitutionality of the Obama Administration’s Affordable Care Act. But the 32 million Americans who would receive access to healthcare from the reform bill have more to worry about than Boehner and the Republican party. There’s currently a shortage of primary care physicians in some areas of the nation, and it’s about to get worse.

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