TITLE

Reform's first year: As the law's rollout continues, plenty of legal and legislative obstacles lie ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Zigmond, Jessica; Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;3/21/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the results of the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the U.S. one year after it was signed by U.S. President Barack Obama. It reports on the decision of the government, the House and the Senate to repeal the 1099 provision which requires businesses to file a form with the Internal Revenue Service for a vendor with which they had transactions worth 600 U.S. dollars or more. Updates on the individual insurance mandate, Medicaid coverage, medical liability reform and regulatory implementation are given.
ACCESSION #
59627677

 

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