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The US has a primary care shortage — scope of practice reform can help

The Hill | February 21, 2020

This is why some states–faced with enormous and ever-growing health care costs–are experimenting with reforms that allow primary care treatments to be performed by highly-skilled, non-physician health care professionals. 

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Illinois Nurse Practitioners Nearly Triple, But Skepticism Remains

Healthcare Weekly | February 16, 2020

Since 2012, the number of nurse practitioners in Illinois has grown almost threefold to more than 12,000 with the number expected to keep growing.

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Healthcare is changing.

Healthcare is changing. NPs are making headlines by providing high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. Every year, more than a billion patient visits are made to NPs - and it’s making a difference in their health.

Number of NPs Practicing: 248,000

Total NP Patient Visits a Year: 1 billion





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