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Nurse Practitioners could be fixing this country's health care spending problem

The problem of skyrocketing health costs has been well-documented here at Vox.  This graph of health care spending as a percentage of our total GDP summarizes the issue.

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The recent outlook may be a little better than it was, but regardless we spend a ludicrous amount on health care.  There's a lot of ideas out there that could save money, but one of our favorites is deceptively simple: let nurses do more.  There's plenty of evidence to back it up - Matt Yglesias explains in the video above in 90 seconds.


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