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Non-Physicians: Bringing Them Into the Fold

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Contributors – Donna Goestenkors, CPMSM, and MJ Sexton-Tosh, MSA As early as the 1990s, and well before the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), several trends brought about the reshaping of American healthcare, causing a shift in the provision of care from physician to non-physician providers. The number of non-physician providers graduating from training programs more than doubled during 1992-1997, and by 1997, many states had already enacted laws expanding the scope of practice for this group. Additionally, the 90s witnessed rapid… Read more »