Nurse Practitioners Vie For Equality With Doctors
March 4 (Bloomberg) -- As 30 million U.S. citizens join the ranks of insured under President Obama's 2010 health-care law, a tug-of-war has broken out between doctors and nurses over who will provide basic primary care. Nurse practitioners say they can do their jobs without doctor oversight and are lobbying lawmakers to end restrictions in more than a dozen of the 34 states that require physician oversight. Bloomberg's Shannon Pettypiece reports. (Source: Bloomberg)
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