ASPE Reports Health Care Workforce Shortages Will Worsen By 2030

By Bridget Early / May 5, 2022 at 1:31 PM
The health care workforce, which was already experiencing under-staffing prior to the pandemic, fluctuated wildly in the last two years, and shortages of providers are expected to deepen dramatically by 2030, according to a new report from the HHS Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation released Wednesday (May 4). In the initial stages of the pandemic, shortages were caused by rampant furloughs. High turnover rates, burnout and disproportionate costs from travel nurses exacerbated the gaps, ASPE says. Shortages are expected...

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