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    Lots of Focus on the ACA, Meanwhile MACRA Is Here to Stay

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Apr 5, 2017 3:24:30 PM

    While the recent headlines are focused on the potential repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), another health care law is moving forward, unobstructed. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed in 2015 with full support from both sides of the congressional aisle.

    MACRA is a separate but complementary law to the ACA, according to Kristina M. Young, MS (SUNY Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions) and Philip J. Kroth, MD, MS (University of New Mexico School of Medicine). Young and Kroth are the authors of the new 9th edition of Sultz & Young’s Health Care USA.

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    Topics: ACA, health administration, Kristina M. Young, MACRA, Philip J. Kroth

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