Affordable Health Care for Patients

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has increased access to health insurance for many previously uninsured patients. As a result, the demand for basic health services—such as primary care and preventive services—has greatly increased. The availability of a health workforce equipped to serve this larger volume of patients is now necessary.

Health care reimbursement is also changing, moving away from fee-for-service approaches and toward value-based payment.