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Health Care Access: Innovative Programs Using Nonphysicians

HRD-93-128 Published: Aug 27, 1993. Publicly Released: Sep 14, 1993.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on innovative programs that use nonphysician providers to increase public access to health care, focusing on: (1) the method used by the Indian Health Service (IHS) to deliver emergency and primary care to remote areas; and (2) Florida's integration of the program into a medically underserved urban setting.

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