The Affordable Care Act
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010.
The Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law on June 28, 2012.
Affordable Care Act News
Basic overview of Obamacare
Source: Khan Academy
How have changes in the health care insurance market affected the stakeholders?
- Managed Care Organization [MCO]
- Physician Group Practice
- Hospital/Healthcare System
- Private Business
- Consumer Group
DEBATE: Is managed care containing costs and improving access to quality health care?