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Ease rules on who provides primary care? Yes
Sacramento Bee

Chances are, if you’ve visited a hospital or a health clinic in recent years, you’ve received medical care from a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. And if that’s the case, then you’ve come face-to-face with one of the health care professionals who are essential to successfully implementing the Affordable Care Act in our state.

The reason you may have been treated by one of these professionals, rather than or in addition to a physician, is twofold.