The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 provided comprehensive healthcare reform intended to improve healthcare access, contain healthcare costs, and improve healthcare delivery in the United States. In June 2012, the Supreme Court upheld virtually all of the provisions of ACA in a case that questioned its constitutionality. Review the major provisions of the ACA and then respond to the questions below.
- Do you agree with the Supreme Court decision? Support your response.
- What do you believe some of the challenges will be in implementing the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010?