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Health Reform May Change Workers' Roles

Date: 
Dec. 14, 2015

Occupation growth is expected among registered nurses, counselors, social workers, medical assistants and possibly licensed vocational nurses, according to a study released by Healthforce Center researchers. 

"The reality is that most growth in health care jobs in California will be driven by the aging of the state's population, Affordable Care Act or no Affordable Care," said Joanne Spetz, associate director for research at the UCSF Center for the Health Professions, part of the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies, in a written statement. "The more interesting and profound changes will be qualitative, not quantitative."

Get the story from California Healthline.