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Federal Health Care Reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, signed into federal law on March 23, 2010, dramatically changes the structure within which state health systems operate. The Health Care Commission is not involved in implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but conducted an initial assessment of the impact on Alaska soon after its passage, and is tracking implementation of the law at the federal level and in Alaska.

The Commission's most recent Affordable Care Act Overview & Update; 08-20-13

2011 Analysis of the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act in Alaska:

LINKS TO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Links to state and community information:

Links to federal information regarding requirements for employers under the Affordable Care Act:

Links to federal information for individuals regarding the Affordable Care Act:

Link to a copy of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act