What this means to healthcare, society, and to you specifically as a ANP.

Over the past year, and particularly over the past three months, the country has been held captive by a non-ending fiscal drama:  Will the United States ultimately choose to get its house in fiscal order, or simply put off (most) of the pain for future generations.  Based on the initial results of marginal increase in tax rates with no substantial cuts in spending, the answer seems to be the latter rather than the former. Regardless of what happens, however, health care delivery and spending issues will continue to be in politicians’ cross hairs for two main reasons.