Cost-Effective Primary Care Providers: An Important Component of Health Care Reform

  title={Cost-Effective Primary Care Providers: An Important Component of Health Care Reform},
  author={Patricia A. Prescott},
  journal={International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care},
  pages={249 - 257}
  • P. Prescott
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Abstract Planning for a cost-effective mix of providers is an important aspect of health care reform. Currently, there are too many specialists and insufficient numbers of primary care providers. Nurses in advanced practice roles are an important resource for expanding the nation's supply of primary care providers. 
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