Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) - Basics

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) - Basics
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) - Basics

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Course Description

The U.S. healthcare system has gone under a dramatic overhaul with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare". This program attempts to demystify what some see as a complicated piece of legislation. Issues covered include:

- A brief history of healthcare reform attempts
- Controversies surrounding the Act
- Major provisions of the ACA
- Interlocking provisions
- Setting Premiums
- The Employer Mandate
- The Individual Mandate
- Medicaid expansion under the Act
- ACA Health Exchanges

Published: 6/11/2014

Length: 58min

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Informative, well-organized, and easy-to-understand course. One of the best CLE courses I have found on LexVid.
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Very informative program with knowledgeable speaker
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Very interesting and well done.
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Meet the Lecturer(s)

Juliette Espinosa

Juliette Espinosa is a health lawyer, patient advocate and cancer survivor. She earned her L.LM. (Masters of Law) at Georgetown University Law Center in Domestic Health Policy and Patient’s Rights and her J.D. at the City University of New York School of Law. Juliette also holds an MA in Gender Studies and Feminist Theory from the New School for Social Research and a BA in English from the University of Maryland. She is a member of the New York State Bar and in addition to her work with HCRI she is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, and serves as a program coordinator for the George Washington Cancer Pro Bono Legal Project and program consultant for the Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices in Washington, D.C.

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