The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is meant to bring quality, affordable healthcare to all Americans. The ACA extends health insurance to previously uncovered individuals. Understanding the ACA is important because healthcare organizations need to know how it impacts their financial performance and strategic planning process. Review your module readings on ACA for this assignment.
It is time to explore the impact of the ACA on healthcare reimbursement. This assignment will enable you to explain how healthcare-reimbursement methodologies influence strategic decision making and financial performance. It will also help you analyze the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and its impact on patient care and health system performance. Begin by reviewing your chapter readings on ACA.
Write a journal exploring the aspects of ACA and explaining the ways that it has changed the healthcare scenario.
Specifically, you must address the following criteria:
- Expanded Access: Describe how the ACA has expanded access to health insurance.
- Advantages and Disadvantages: Describe at least two advantages and two disadvantages of the ACA.
- Impact on Reimbursement: Explain how the expanded access, as well as each advantage and disadvantage you identified, impacts healthcare reimbursement. You may add any relevant personal or professional experiences in your response, after removing any identifying information.
- Impact on Organizational Strategy and Finance: Explain how the ACA could impact an organization’s strategic decision making and financial performance regarding healthcare reimbursement.
What to Submit
Submit your journal as a 1- to 2-page Word document plus a title page. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Sources should be cited according to APA style.
please follow instructions carefully