An Overview and Background on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (Medicaid)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as PPACA or the ACA, covers many topics, including insurance regulations and payment models for healthcare professionals. This course discusses why the ACA was created, its objectives, and the timeline for the main reforms.

  • Define key PPACA terms
  • Name tools used to achieve the PPACA’s goals
  • Describe the main healthcare reforms under the PPACA

Additional Information

Advance Preparation: None

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Basic

Delivery Method: Self-study

CPE Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge


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