A Nation Divided on Health and the Future of Obamacare
UC Berkeley Extension - UC Berkeley Extension
UC Berkeley Extension shares what health professionals and consumers need to know about the controversial Affordable Care Act.Gain an understanding of the structure, politics and likely economic impact of the Affordable Care Act within the context of rising costs for the health care system as a whole. Specific topics include the mandate to purchase insurance; the expansion of Medicaid coverage; and the effects of the ACA on insurers, providers and pharmaceutical sector. The ACA reform framework is compared with the reform framework proposed by leading Republicans.