Women Will Change the Face of Healthcare in N.C

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Women may lead the way in the brave new world of health care under the Affordable Care Act.

As hundreds of thousands of people in North Carolina enroll in health insurance plans in the coming months, the need for primary care providers will skyrocket. Many of those new providers won’t be doctors; they’ll be nurse practitioners and physician assistants – the majority of whom are women. Not only does this mean more jobs for women; it means good-paying jobs for women. The average physician assistant working in family medicine earned more than $90,000 in 2012.

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