The Affordable Care Act
Week 4 DQ 2
The Affordable Care Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama in March 2010. Many of the provisions of the law directly affect health care providers. Reviewthe following topic materials:
1.Key Features of the Affordable Care Act
2.Health Care Transformation: the Affordable Care Act and More
What are the most important elements of the Affordable Care Act in relation to community and public health? What is the role of the nurse in implementing this law?
The affordable care act was designed to realign and encourage collaboration between the public health and health care systems (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2017). The act was made to make a reform on insurance and the health care system by having several provisions that implicate public health. The affordable care act also influences public health through the creation of the Prevention and Public Health Fund,