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ACA decision leaves questions for health centers

November 4, 2013

The Supreme Court decision affirming the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act last month made clear, under law, that a vast number of uninsured Americans should obtain health coverage, one way or another, by 2014.

For community health centers, whose mission is to provide affordable primary care to everyone – including those who can’t pay for it – that expansion of coverage would bring many of their uninsured patients into some type of health coverage, be it Medicaid – the joint state-federal insurance program for low-income Americans – or health insurance subsidized under the PPACA.

Read full article by Susan Dickson

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