March 4, 2013 (Bloomberg) -- As 30 million U.S. citizens join the ranks of
insured under President Obama's 2010 health-care law, a tug-of-war has
broken out between doctors and nurses over who will provide basic
Nurse practitioners say they can do their jobs without doctor
oversight and are lobbying lawmakers to end restrictions in more than a
dozen of the 34 states that require physician oversight. Bloomberg's
Shannon Pettypiece reports.