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Restrictions limit nurse practitioners’ role in improving rural health care access

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From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 772: State lawmakers interested in improving access to health care in North Carolina should consider relaxing restrictions on nurse practitioners. That’s a recommendation from Katherine Restrepo, John Locke Foundation director of health care policy. Restrepo explains how so-called scope-of-practice reform could play an important role in boosting rural health care.