Working With Older Adults: Impact of the Affordable Care Act and Other Trends in Health Care Rapidly increasing numbers in our aging population coupled with anticipated changes in reimbursement and health-care delivery have led to policy changes that will be implemented over time. This article will review the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act and ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2011
Working With Older Adults: Impact of the Affordable Care Act and Other Trends in Health Care
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  • Amy Hasselkus
    Health Care Services, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD
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Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Practice Management / Regulatory, Legislative & Advocacy / Articles
Article   |   July 01, 2011
Working With Older Adults: Impact of the Affordable Care Act and Other Trends in Health Care
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2011, Vol. 16, 10-17. doi:10.1044/gero16.1.10
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, July 2011, Vol. 16, 10-17. doi:10.1044/gero16.1.10

Rapidly increasing numbers in our aging population coupled with anticipated changes in reimbursement and health-care delivery have led to policy changes that will be implemented over time. This article will review the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act and will discuss the impact of health care changes on speech-language pathology practice with older adults.

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