The Affordable Care Act Five Years Later

A new policy brief from the SCAN Foundation details nine ways in which the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has affected healthcare delivery and long-term services and supports (LTSS) for older adults since it was signed into law in 2010.
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“Given the rapid growth of America’s aging population, particularly those over age 85 who often have substantial health and daily living needs, provisions in the ACA presented significant opportunities for transformation,” according to the brief.

Five elements have helped improve the coordination of care across providers, the authors say:

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