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					     OVERVIEW
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
   Delaware Health Care
       Commission
    September 2, 2010
          “BUCKETS”
• INSURANCE REFORMS
• HEALTH CARE COVERAGE
• WORKFORCE
• LONG TERM CARE
• MEDICAID   MEDICARE
• QUALITY IMPROVEMENT/SYSTEM
  REFORM
• PREVENTION & WELLNESS
      OVERALL APPROACH
• Require most to have health insurance
• Create Health Benefit Exchanges to
  purchase coverage
  – Premium subsidies based on income
• Require most employers to offer coverage
  – Tax credits for small business
• Expand Medicaid to 133% FPL
• Insurance Reforms
     OVERALL APPROACH
• Tax changes
• Restructure Medicare payments – quality
  – Accountable Care Organizations
• Center for Innovation – Medicare,
  Medicaid CHIP – payment structures to
  reduce cost, improve quality
     OVERALL APPROACH
• Comparative Effectiveness Research
• Long Term Care
  – CLASS Act
• Workforce Training and Development
• Increased $ FQHC’s and school based
  centers
• Prevention and wellness
              SUMMARY
• Expanded coverage
• Insurance Reforms
• Tax credits and premium subsidies
• Exchanges to purchase insurance and
  integrate with public programs
• Investment in workforce
• Investment in quality improvement
• Investment in public health & prevention

				
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