ADA on the Affordable Care Act
As the new health exchanges begin to roll out during October, we would like to share a pair of August ADA news articles that discuss the Affordable Care Act in relation to dentistry. From the first article:
The “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” shorthanded as the ACA and as this report will refer to it, has the potential to reshape health care in America. Expansion of medical insurance coverage, a move toward more integrated care delivery and significant changes in the financing of health care are among the expectations of ACA legislators and regulators. The Association’s primary focus has been the law’s potential effects on dentistry and the delivery of dental services to patients.
To read more, see the full articles “Affordable Care Act and oral health: ADA analysis of impact,” and “Affordable Care Act: dental benefits examined.”