Doctor, Nurse Shortage Under Health Care Reform?

 

Doctor, Nurse Shortage Under Health Care Reform?

Monday, June 14th, 2010 - 7:07
Monday, June 14, 2010 - 07:57
Concerns are growing that the nation won't have enough doctors and nurses to care for an expanded pool of insured under health care reform.

A story in this morning's Washington Post outlines the math of retiring baby boomers, nurses and doctors and what this means for health reform. Having enough doctors and nurses to care for more Americans goes to the heart of the efficacy of health reform.

Will provisions in the health reform law to boost the number of doctors be enough to meet the greater demand for health care?

Stay tuned to our blog later this week for a post by Jack Meyer about health reform and getting the right number of doctors and nurses to care for more insured Americans.