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NPP Demand Rising Under Value-Based Care Models
Health Leaders Media

The use of physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other “non-physician providers” continues to accelerate with the advent of value-based, coordinated care delivery, a Medical Group Management Association analysis shows.

The report examined growth in the use of non-physician providers at multispecialty practices and found that the number of full-time-equivalent NPPs per FTE physician has increased by 11% since 2008.