TITLE

Challenging journey ahead: Implementing reforms will be daunting, thrilling

AUTHOR(S)
COLMERS, JOHN
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/14/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on challenges posed by the implementation of health care reforms under the U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He notes that changes to the accountable care organization rule highlights the difficulty of creating regulations that will apply across the entire country. He cites dysfunction in the political process as the key federal-level challenge posed by reforming the delivery system.
ACCESSION #
67376087

 

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