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Health Care Workforce Will be Tested by Reform

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Feb. 29, 2012

Much of the public discussion about health care reform has focused on whether various components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are constitutional, and whether the act can be repealed. But an arguably more important question is whether our health care work force is large enough to handle the future needs of Americans - particularly if health insurance becomes available and affordable as envisioned in nearly all health care reform proposals.