Historic Health Reform Law
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed health reform legislation to provide insurance coverage to the uninsured and reform the healthcare delivery system.
View NACCHO's summary of public health provisions. Information is found below on health reform implementation, new resources available to your health department, and upcoming opportunities for health departments to provide input into the regulatory process.
Announcements of grant funds associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) can be found here.
The next phase of health reform has the executive branch of government determining regulations or how the law will be implemented. This is an important but often overlooked phase during which decisions that can affect local health departments will be made. NACCHO will provide announcements of proposed regulations and NACCHO’s comments to them. More »
NACCHO continues to weigh in on behalf of its members on various aspects of health reform implementation. Letters sent to the administration and Congress related to health reform are highlighted here. More »