The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 are now law. Whether you favored or opposed their enactment, a full understanding of the new laws is essential to further discussion of reform issues, including how implementation will be approached.
To answer your questions about the major provisions of these two laws, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund assembled a panel of experts. Guiding us through the legislation at an April 16 luncheon briefing were: Neera Tanden of the Center for American Progress; Dean Rosen of Mehlman Vogel Castagnetti, Inc; and Sara Collins of The Commonwealth Fund. Karen Davis of Commonwealth and Ed Howard of the Alliance co-moderated. View a webcast
of the event.