Doctor shortage might mean nurse practitioners will fill void - KMOV.com

Doctor shortage might mean nurse practitioners will fill void

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(KMOV) --According to the Association of American Medical Doctors, the nation could face a shortage of as many as 150,000 doctors over the next 15 years.

A possible solution: nurse practitioners.

But as News 4's Craig Cheatham discovered, a fight over money is keeping them from filling the void that will probably affect a lot of local families.

 

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