There is a reason that people spend years in medical school and internships. The reason is that amateurs like nurse practitioners and physician assistants can't tell the difference between routine illnesses and serious problems. Why should anybody take the risk to save a few bucks?<quoted text>
HEY STUPID! Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants need to pass rigorous educational requirements and have Masters degrees in their fields. They are definitely not third rate and are fully capable of diagnosing and prescribing treatment for common chronic conditions.
You're an idiot Galt!
The standards for these amateurs vary widely from state to state.
Walmart medicine at its worst.