AFHR-Health Care Workforce: Future Supply vs. Demand

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This issue brief highlights many options for expanding the health care workforce, including those in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.The physician and nurse shortage is obvious, especially in certain parts of the country. But experts disagree on how best to fix this problem. Some analysts estimate that the nation will need 10 to 12 million new and replacement direct care workers in the next decade.


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Date: Apr 2011
Author: Deanna Okrent