ACA Resource Center
On March 23, 2010, healthcare reform became law when President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). MGMA provides the following resources to help you better understand provisions included in the legislation and navigate the implementation process.
The law includes many policy areas in which MGMA is active. Please visit other pages on our site for further information about issues such as Medicare payment, compliance, ACOs and administrative simplification.
For the latest news and updates, stay tuned to the Washington Connection.
CMS to revisit ACA 90-day grace period then signs onto joint letter
pressing the issue along with 85 other top industry organizations
To view all of our latest advocacy efforts, visit MGMA's Advocacy Archive.
Resources on Specific Provisions
HHS article: 10 things to tell your patients about ACA marketplaces
Resources on the Health Reform Law
Based on our healthcare reform principles, the Association’s previous position on the Senate bill , and review of recent comments submitted by MGMA members, the MGMA Government Affairs Committee (GAC) made a recommendation on the final legislation to the MGMA Board of Directors. The Board confirmed the GAC recommendation to not support final healthcare reform legislation because of its failure to adequately reflect the Association’s healthcare reform principles. The Board approved MGMA position on final reform legislation to Congress.
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