The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is an important step forward in improving health care in Wisconsin and the United States. WAFP's support for the legislation, now public law, is consistent with the Academy's commitment to access to care, payment reform, improving health outcomes, reducing the overall cost of health care and recognizing the contributions of of primary care.
Specifically, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act:
WAFP is monitoring all of the opportunities for family physicians under the PPACA and is working with state officials to optimize provisions that support PCMH and primary care.
Learn more from Health Care Reform: Connecting the Dots -This series of AAFP News Now articles spells out the various provisions of the law that will affect family physicians as physicians, small business owners and patient advocates.