Healthcare Reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 and various emerging health reform efforts affect family physicians and their patients. Related to this legislation are a number of initiatives and trends centered on healthcare access, payment system reform, education and training, and workforce development. Below is are some resources designed to answer common questions and direct you to locations for additional information.

ACA Overviews / General Information –

AAFP’s Affordable Care Act Center –
Understanding the ACA Video Series –…

Info Tools & Resources for Consumers

Kaiser Foundation’s Subsidy Calculator –
Kaiser’s ‘How to Get Healthcare’ –…
AAFP – All Things Health Reform –
Kaiser Foundation’s ‘Obamacare and You’ One-Pager Series –

The Health Care Exchanges –

CMS’s –
AAFP’s Navigating ACA Marketplaces (Consumer) –…
10 Things to Tell Your Patients About the Exchanges –

Articles, Presentations, etc. –

How Health Care Reform Will Affect Family Physicians –
AAFP’s Health Reform Articles Series –
How will the ACA Bolster Primary Care? –…
NCIOM’s Examining the Impact of the ACA –