Study: Removing NP practice restrictions would reduce health care costs

11/13/2013 | HealthLeaders Media

Nurse practitioners offer high-quality and low-cost care at retail clinics, and the costs would be lowered further if scope of practice restrictions for NPs were removed, according to a study in Health Affairs. Savings would increase by $810 million if all states gave NPs independence and $472 million if NPs were allowed to both practice and prescribe independently, the study found.

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