NursePractitionerBusinessOwner.com™ Provides Business Direction to Nurse Practitioners Answering the Call to the Primary Care Shortage

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Nurse Practitioners are primed to be an answer to the impending shortage and NursePractitionerBusinessOwner.com (NPBO™) is here to help those Nurse Practitioners gain the information they need to open their own businesses.

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From guidance about business startup to business operations, NPBO™ offers quality information as well as a community of like-minded individuals to help Nurse Practitioners bring their dream of business ownership to fruition.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, released a study in June 2010 indicating that 46.3 million Americans were without health insurance in 2009. (1) As healthcare reform is employed throughout the country, a vast majority of those 46.3 million will be in need of health care services and experts are concerned there will be a shortage of Primary Care providers. Nurse Practitioners are primed to be an answer to the impending shortage and NursePractitionerBusinessOwner.com (NPBO™) is here to help those Nurse Practitioners gain the information they need to open their own businesses.

Nurse Practitioners not only must meet and maintain rigorous licensing and certification standards, they also must complete years of education culminating in a Masters or Doctorate degree. While Nurse Practitioners have long been recognized by state and federal agencies as well qualified contributors to the health care system, now Nurse Practitioners must prepare themselves to be business owners as well.

NPBO™ is an online community specifically designed for Nurse Practitioners exploring, starting or building their own business. NPBO™ includes practical business information such as how to choose a business structure and how to write a business plan as well as realistic advice about billing, coding, and hiring staff. Member's have full access to the hours of expert advice from not only the nation's top NP business owners, but also general business experts, via audio and video replays.

From guidance about business startup to business operations, NPBO™ offers quality information as well as a community of like-minded individuals to help Nurse Practitioners bring their dream of business ownership to fruition. With more Nurse Practitioner owned offices and clinics, access to excellent primary health care will be significantly improved.

(1) Robin A. Cohen, Ph.D., Michael E. Martinez, M.P.H., M.H.S.A., and Brian W. Ward, Ph.D., Division of Health Interview Statistics, National Center for Health Statistics June 16, 2010, Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2009

About Nurse Practitioner Business Owner™
Founded in 2008, Nurse Practitioner Business Owner™ is an online community specifically designed for Nurse Practitioners exploring, starting or building their own business. NPBO™ includes practical business information as well as expert advice from the nation’s top NP business owners. For more information about the Nurse Practitioner Business Owner™ community, visit its website at NursePractitionerBusinessOwner.com.

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