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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Impacts on Rural People, Places, and Providers: A First Look

Description
Summarizes six issue areas of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and discusses implications for access to services and improving the health status of rural residents. These issue areas are: health insurance coverage; Medicare and Medicaid payment; quality, financing, and delivery system reform; public health; healthcare workforce; and long-term care.
Author(s)
Andrew F. Coburn, Jennifer P. Lundblad, A. Clinton MacKinney, Timothy D. McBride, Keith J. Mueller
Date
09/2010
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
Tagged as
Health insurance · Healthcare quality · Healthcare workforce · Legislation and regulations · Long-term care · Medicaid · Medicare · Public health · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models