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AUCD Summary: Workforce Provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

A summary of workforce provisions in the new health reform law

This summary provides detailed information about the workforce provisions of the new health reform law, with particular focus on those that impact AUCD network programs.

pdf File Summary of Health Care Workforce Provisions [download]


Final Text of the Health Reform Law

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act PL 111-148; Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act PL 111-152
pdf File Text of Health Reform Law [download]


AUCD Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

A Detailed Summary of Provisions that Impact AUCD Network Programs

Summarizes the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that most impact the AUCD network: overall approach to expanding access and coverage, medicaid and CHIP expansion, private insurance reforms, state role and exchange, prevention & wellness, long term care, and workforce training & development.


Medicaid Primary Care Rate Increase: Considerations Beyond 2014

The Medicaid primary care rate increase, a provision of the Affordable Care Act, requires Medicaid programs to reimburse primary care providers at Medicare levels for two years � a �bump� that is funded 100 percent by the federal government in 2013 and 2014. The increase was intended to ensure sufficient provider participation as the Medicaid population expands. As the temporary provision enters its final months, a number of state and federal policymakers are considering extending the rate increase into 2015 and beyond. This new Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) brief draws from interviews with policy experts and stakeholders across the country to assesses the policy�s successes and shortcomings.

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