New perspective on the Affordable Care Act: Accountable care organizations and the health care safety net
Learning Areas:Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Discuss the role of accountable care organizations in the implementation of health reform. List at least 2 ways that the health care safety net for vulnerable populations may be impacted by implementation of the ACA.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have conducted research on safety net institutions who are transforming under the ACA. I have been the chair for the Massachusetts Public Health Association policy committee. I have worked as an administrator in a safety net hospital (Cambridge health alliance) and am familiar with the policy context in MA post health care reform here.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.