National Health Care Reform and the Public's Health

Davis, Corey S.; Somers, Sarah
March 2011
Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics;Spring2011 Supplemen, Vol. 39, p65
Academic Journal
The article discusses the implication of U.S. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, the Act) in public health. It says that the Act features the expansion of the number of people included in the coverage of health insurance and requires a person who failed to meet an exemption to purchase specific coverage. Furthermore, accordingly, its Title IV provisions were aimed at preventing chronic disease, increasing access to preventive services, and developing healthier communities.


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