Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), states are required to develop health….
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Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), states are required to develop health insurance exchanges by 2014 whereby individuals can purchase their own health care insurance. Although some states are actively developing their exchanges, others are opposed to the mandate and are involved in lawsuits to block the legislation.
Focus your discussion on the following:
- How the health insurance exchanges will affect health care facilities
- The effect of states refusing to develop an exchange
Be sure to provide 2–3 scholarly resources to support your discussion.