Economics and adaptation: Implications of the affordable care act for peer support
Learning Areas:Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Identify important aspects of the ACA for peer support Describe Medicaid changes associated with the ACA Evaluate pros and cons of Medicaid funding for peer-run organizations
Keyword(s): Health Insurance, Health Care Reform
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: From 2009 to 2011 I served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at DHHS directing the office of Disability, Aging and Long-Term Care Policy. I am a Professor of Health Economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, conducting research focused on the economics of mental health and substance abuse care, long term care financing policy, and disability policy.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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