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AMA Health System Reform Insight

03.31.2010

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act—health system reform legislation signed into law by President Obama on March 23—contains a number of key provisions for you and your patients. Some provisions may have an immediate impact on your practice and patients, while others will not take effect for some time.

Given the new direction for the nation’s health system, the AMA has developed Health System Reform Insight to help you understand

  • the new law and how it will affect you
  • when certain provisions are scheduled to take effect
  • how you can be ready when the regulations go into effect
  • what your patients need to know

You’re invited: Online question-and-answer session tonight with HHS on health reform

Tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern, you can participate in the first of a series of live weekly Web chats atwww.hhs.gov/live, hosted by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), to gain a better understanding of the new health reform law.

All Americans have been invited to join top leaders from the HHS and across government tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern for the first in a series of weekly webcasts and discussions on the new health reform law. Broadcast live at www.hhs.gov/live, tonight’s Web chat will center around the latest news on health insurance reform implementation and how it impacts your life. Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mill will join HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to talk about immediate benefits from the new law and answer any questions on health system reform.

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