Author: Hampton, M.


Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners: Rural-Urban Settings and Reimbursement for Services

Evidence based on productivity measures, salaries and costs of medical education indicates that physician assistants and nurse practitioners are cost-effective. Managed care suggests that health maintenance organizations (HMOs) would seek to utilize these professionals. Moreover, underserved rural areas would utilize physician assistants and nurse practitioners to provide access. This study examined the role of payment […]

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