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Fact Sheet

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Delivery System Reform

A Quick Reference To Major Provisions
April 13, 2010 |

This fact sheet outlines the major provisions in the new health reform law, The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which affect delivery system reform. The fact sheet was offered as a guide during the New America Foundation Health Policy Program event A First Look at Implementing Health Reform: The Delivery System Challenge.

The document is available here.

The Act realigns provider incentives to move toward a payment structure that rewards value (e.g., meeting cost and quality targets) rather than volume (fee for service).

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