Dr. Coburn presents highlights of ACA to Maine Legislators
Dr. Andrew Coburn of the USM Muskie School spoke with Maine legislators attending the Health Forum session of the Policy Leaders Academy on February 26th, providing an overview of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "Obamacare," as well as an update on the ACA timeline, health insurance coverage (including mandatory coverage groups and insurance exchanges), delivery system improvements, and cost containment.
This Forum, sponsored by the Maine Health Access Foundation, also included a presentation on the ACA and Maine Businesses by John Benoit of Employee Benefits Solutions. For more information, please contact Barbara Leonard, Vice President for Programs, MeHAF at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Policy Brief on Federal Health Care Reform
In this policy brief, Dr. Andrew Coburn of the Muskie School discusses three of the main components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): health insurance coverage, delivery system improvement, and cost containment, highlighting some of the provisions of the law that have already been implemented and those where important implementation decisions will have to be made.