The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the landmark federal health reform legislation of 2010, makes a wide variety of changes to the existing health system in the United States. California is currently implementing the Affordable Care Act and preparing the health system for necessary changes. On this page, you will find information about federal and state health policy and regulations.
|April 25, 2011||Posted by ITUP under Delivery Systems, Legislation/Policy, State||
Introduction The Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 included dozens of novel policies designed to cover 33 million uninsured Americans and slow the exponential rise of costs in our health care system. The legislation introduced various new payment and delivery models that will encourage payers and providers […] more
|September 9, 2010||Posted by ITUP under Legislation/Policy, State||
Summarizes the bills passed related to health reform during the 2009 – 2010 California legislative session. more
|May 13, 2010||Posted by ITUP under Blog, Legislation/Policy, State||
Yesterday, the California Senate and Assembly Health Committees held a joint hearing to discuss the opportunities and challenges that will be presented during the next few years of reform’s implementation. The session exhibited the proactive mindset that California is taking in regard to the new law, and is a promising […] more