Three more states — Connecticut, Nebraska and New York — are in the process of allowing nurse practitioners to work without oversight from a doctor, in an effort to alleviate physician shortages.
Tom Sargent summarizes economics in 335 words. Or is it 297 words?
eHealth, Inc., an online insurance broker, is ObamaCare’s biggest winner.
If we had a drug to delay Alzheimer’s by five years, annual treatment costs would drop by almost half a trillion dollars a year.
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“Three more states — Connecticut, Nebraska and New York — are in the process of allowing nurse practitioners to work without oversight from a doctor, in an effort to alleviate physician shortages.”
Wouldn’t this lower prices of healthcare?
We would hope so, but if there’s more accidents it won’t
Yes, if millions in lawsuits happen then any cost savings from not having doctors do it could actually raise the cost of the visit
“Over the last 12 months, shares of eHealth have skyrocketed 130%.”
How can anyone be surprised by this. There was a reason these companies didn’t lobby more to prevent the bill
Just like when millionaires were in favor of Obama? There’s secret reasons behind everything
“Drug development for Alzheimer’s disease lags behind that for heart disease, cancer, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. Through drug discovery, those four killers have become manageable chronic conditions in many cases. Alzheimer’s still relentlessly destroys cognition and kills within a decade or so of the first symptoms.”
Comedian Seth Rogen is actually on a crusade to raise awareness of alzheimers
Yes, I saw that both him and his wife have family members who suffer from the disease
With enough work they could make a difference
Alzheimers is the scariest disease of all
Yes, it is quite horrible to watch the decay of the brain.
I had it happen to a family member. It is definitely not fun
What about nurses who are allowed to write prescriptions?
Even worse, there are already too many prescriptions being written without nurses getting involved
Unfortunately more and more will be assigned to them, as insurance companies find ways to negate lawsuits
Ahh, the real goal, there it is.
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