Expanding the role of advanced nurse practitioners--risks and rewards.

  title={Expanding the role of advanced nurse practitioners--risks and rewards.},
  author={John K. Iglehart},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={368 20},
As the 2014 expansion of coverage mandated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) looms larger, one question with no ready answer is how health care providers, policymakers, and payers will cope with an expected surge in patient demand for services. A shortage of primary care physicians to treat newly insured persons is the most immediate health workforce issue, but when added to the nation’s population growth and more aging patients who require treatment, finding a practitioner may become an even… CONTINUE READING
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