BC Advantage - 2010 Issue 7
KEY requirements in Health care reform that affect medical practice operations 2010 - 2016
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590) was signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010. "Key" provisions in the Act affect several areas of practice operations. These are categorized and summarized in this article. It is important that physicians, providers, managers, and office personnel be informed and trained to recognize the provisions of this new law and requirements as well as changes in other pertinent laws.Physician Practice Compliance Requirements:· Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, compliance programs are required for all providers and suppliers of healthcare services and products. The...
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