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Infographic: Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act

October 28th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains many provisions that will affect healthcare providers and workers across the continuum.

The ACA will provide $1.5 billion over five years to allow nurses, social workers and other professionals conduct home visits for pregnant women and young children to improve health outcomes, according to a new infographic from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences. This infographic also shows how nurse practitioners contribute to primary care and provides a look at what has happened in the years since the Affordable Care Act was conceptualized and enacted.

Insurance & the New Healthcare Law

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