Tag - Affordable Care Act

Doctor Supports Expanding Scope of Practice for Mid-Level Providers

October 15th, 2013 The idea of using nurse practitioners and physician assistants to fill the primary care gap has gained enormous traction. Still there are those who continue to reject it, including doctors, saying it will result in less-qualified care.

The Health Insurance Marketplace Is Open for Business, Despite Difficulties

September 25th, 2013 Three-and-a-half years in the making, the federal Health Insurance Marketplace opened for business earlier this week -- but not without some hiccups. Despite a rough first day, President Obama hailed the opening as a success.

Health Insurance Marketplace - What Good is Medical Coverage Without Doctors?

September 25th, 2013 This October marks a major milestone for healthcare reform. It's open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace, when millions of uninsured Americans can start shopping for affordable medical coverage.