Projections estimate that millions of Americans, who previously were not insured, will obtain health insurance at a time when there is a growing shortage of primary care professionals. Family Nurse Practitioners (FNPs) are one of the largest specialties among Nurse Practitioners and as a result FNPs are essential in the plan to meet the demand for primary care in America. The infographic, which was created by Nursing@Simmons, demonstrates the various ways that the Affordable Care Act is supporting nursing professionals.

Family Nurse Practitioners and the Affordable Care Act