Nurse practitioner services: three-year impact on health care costs.

@article{Chenoweth2008NursePS,
  title={Nurse practitioner services: three-year impact on health care costs.},
  author={David H. Chenoweth and Nanette Martin and Jared Pankowski and Lawrence W. Raymond},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={50 11},
  pages={1293-8}
}
OBJECTIVE In 2005, our initial analysis of the impact on health care costs (HCC) of providing on-site Nurse Practitioner (NP) services showed favorable results. METHODS We measured the effects of the NP program on HCC in two ways. Method 1 compared actual HCC for 2005 to 2007 versus projected HCC, the latter based on medical payments in 2002 to 2004… CONTINUE READING