The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Impacts on Rural People, Places, and Providers: A second Look. Report by the RUPRI Health Panel. April, 2014.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Impacts on Rural People, Places, and Providers: A second Look. Report by the RUPRI Health Panel. April, 2014.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Impacts on Rural People, Places, and Providers: A Second Look

Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 contributes to reshaping the health care delivery landscape, particularly in rural areas. We have organized our comments into six chapters that highlight key areas of the ACA that impact rural communities. We examine the ACA implementation to date, and the challenges and opportunities related to future implementation.

Prepared by the RUPRI Health Panel

Authors:

Andrew Coburn

Jennifer Lundblad

A. Clinton MacKinney

Timothy MacBride

Keith Mueller

Sidney Watson

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