Physician groups fear greater NP autonomy will hurt their income

Allowing nurse practitioners to practice independently won't put patient safety at risk, and opposition by some doctors is based on economic fears, Wonkblog contributors Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas write. Nurse practitioners have been practicing independently in 17 states and the District of Columbia. "What will ultimately harm patients and decrease the quality of care are too few doctors who charge far too much," they add.

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