Affordable Care Act

Self-pay accounts receivable in healthcare includes true self-pay (ie, patients with no health insurance) and the patient responsibility after insurance. In the past, health insurance plan benefits covered much more of the patient’s bill, up to 90% or more. Read More ›

Movement on the American Health Care Act may continue, and the evolution of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not known, said Elizabeth Carpenter, Senior Vice President, Avalere Health, at the 2017 Association of Community Cancer Centers meeting. Read More ›

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was created by the government to provide patients access to affordable medicines and services they need, “especially for the sickest among us,”1 but from what I have uncovered, at least in cancer care, this may not be the case. Read More ›


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 created many important reforms in healthcare. Many of the ACA’s provisions are very popular, such as the ability of parents to keep children on their health insurance plans until age 26 years and the elimination of insurance denials for pre-existing conditions. Other provisions are not as popular. Read More ›


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