The Affordable Care Act and the Poor
American Constitution Society Blog
Underserved Populations; Disparities; Health Reform
Viewed in its broadest perspective, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) represents two landmark achievements in U.S. health policy: a sweeping reform of the private market for health insurance; and a decisive shift of national resources toward families and individuals who, by virtue of poverty, illness, or both, historically have been barred from health care.
Rosenbaum, Sara J., "The Affordable Care Act and the Poor" (2011). Health Policy and Management Informal Communications. Paper 7.