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. Review the following topic materials:
"About the Affordable Care Act"
"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?
Affordable Care Act, also the Affordable Care Act or colloquially known as Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. One of the most important provisions of the Affordable Care Act is the expansion of health coverage to low-income families through the Medicaid program.