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Summary of New Health Reform Law – Kaiser Family Foundation

The Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act is now the law and every state is rushing to deal with its consequences.  Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation website on health issues to get the facts.  The following link below (Summary (pdf)) is a good place to start.

“On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the comprehensive health reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The summary reflects provisions of the new law, and changes made by subsequent legislation, including provisions to expand coverage, control health care costs, and improve the health care delivery system.

Summary (.pdf)

Implementation Timeline for New Health Reform Law”

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  2. The Healthcare reform law has caused hospitals to panic as they anticipate losing millions of dollars from the government. They’ve reduced staff which they consider non-accentual which can causes a delay in patient care. Patients are also being discharged earlier in an effort to decrease cost. However, many patients return within a week because they should have stayed an extra day or two to complete their recovery. Saving money is great but is it costing the patient in the long run?

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