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It’s Time to Fix What Ails Us

RealClear Health | January 15, 2020

Today, 270,000 NPs are transforming health care access for millions of patients in over 1 billion visits annually. Yet, despite over 50 years of outstanding patient care delivered by NPs, outdated laws in 28 states prevent NPs from working at the top of their professional preparation. As a result, 80 million Americans nationwide remain “landlocked” in health care deserts where there is inadequate access to primary care.

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To the editor: Bill would empower nurses, boost Ohio's health

The Toledo Blade | January 12, 2020

Access barriers to health care are complex. Nearly 1.5 million Ohioans lack access to primary care. Passage of Ohio House Bill 177 would improve access to care by eliminating Ohio’s mandated physician standard-care agreement, a formal requirement to collaborate with physicians.

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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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