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CCH’s Law, Explanation and Analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act

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CCH’s Law, Explanation and Analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provides employers, health, insurance, and legal professionals with comprehensive explanation and analysis of every aspect of health care reform legislation.

These legislative changes will imminently affect thousands of employers, private insurance providers, and the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This information is crucial for employers, health, and legal professionals. Written by CCH’s editorial staff, the book offers complete, clear and practical guidance on every provision.

 The book includes:

  •  CCH explanations of all provisions
  • Text of available congressional committee reports that provide significant background information on the law
  • Finding devices to help navigate between analysis and the official text

With your purchase of the book, you also receive online Web access to the Social Security Act, Employee Retirement Income and Security Act, and Internal Revenue Code provisions, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Access details are provided on the inside front cover of the book.

The legislation contains the most significant health care changes in decades. Topics covered include the following:

 For employers:

  • Insurance market reforms
  • Enhanced employer responsibility
  • Health insurance exchanges
  • Individual responsibility mandate

 For health providers and beneficiaries:

  • Expanded eligibility rules for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program
  • Reimbursement changes for physicians and hospitals to focus on primary and preventive care
  • Reimbursement changes for hospitals to increase coverage in rural areas
  • Expansion of existing value-based purchasing and quality programs for Part A providers

 EXPLANATION

1. Insurance Market Reforms

2. Coverage Choices

3. Affordability of Coverage

4. Coverage Responsibilities

5. Role of Public Programs: Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program

6. Maternal and Child Health Services

7. Health Care Quality Improvement

8. Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers

9. Rural Protections

10. Payment Accuracy Improvements

11. Provisions Relating to Medicare Part C

12. Medicare Part D Improvements

13. Medicare Sustainability

14. Disease Prevention and Wellness

15. Healthcare Workforce Improvements

16. Transparency and Program Integrity

17. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

18. Medicare, Medicaid, and Chip Program Integrity

19. Elder Justice Act

20. Access to Innovative Medical Therapies

21. Class Act

22. Revenue Provisions

23. Indian Healthcare Improvement

24. Miscellaneous Provisions

LAW

  • Text of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Text of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010

 COMMITTEE REPORTS

SPECIAL TABLES

Effective Dates Table

  • Social Security Act Sections
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act Sections
  • Internal Revenue Code Sections

Other Tables

  • Social Security Act Sections to CCH Explanations
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act Sections to CCH Explanations
  • Internal Revenue Code Sections to CCH Explanations
  • Social Security Act Sections Added, Amended or Repealed
  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act Sections Added, Amended or Repealed
  • Internal Revenue Code Sections Added, Amended or Repealed
  • Act Sections Amending Social Security Act Sections
  • Act Sections Amending Employee Retirement Income Security Act Sections
  • Act Sections Amending Internal Revenue Code Sections

Books in Brief Summary in HR Magazine

 "This two-volume set summarizes and explains the 2010 health care reform law that expanded health care access and coverage.

For employers and employees, this volume interprets the law in detail and includes comments and cautions on implementing the law, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, P.L. 111-148, as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, P.L. 111-152.

The books focus first on explanations, organizing the law’s content by topics ranging from coverage choices to maternal and child health care services and access to innovative therapies. Each topic begins with a brief summary of the law on that subject, followed by background information on issues the changes were intended to resolve. A detailed explanation of the law on each topic follows.

In “Expert Guidance” sections throughout the summaries, lawyers comment on the history and significance of specific changes.

The set includes the full text of the law as well as lists of effective dates for its major provisions."

Additional Information
Name CCH’s Law, Explanation and Analysis of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act
SKU 48.43033
Year published 2010
Page count 2000 (2 volumes)
Publisher Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN 9780808022879
Author CCH Editorial Staff
Format Paperback
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