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Health Administration Press Healthcare Reform Resources

Incorporate these healthcare reform resources into your lectures.

Resources from Health Administration Press
General Information Spotlight


Resources from Health Administration Press

Resources related to healthcare reform have been added to the instructor resources for the titles listed.

E-mail hapbooks@ache.org to obtain access to these instructor resources. Some of these resources are open access and available online to students.

Understanding Healthcare Financial Management, Sixth Edition  

Louis C. Gapenski, PhD, and George H. Pink, PhD

Understanding Healthcare Financial Management, Sixth Edition

Online student resources include a healthcare reform primer that explains how reform legislation affects healthcare financial management.

These resources are open access:
http://www.ache.org/pubs/hap_companion/chapters.cfm?chap=236

     
Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, Third Edition  

Dean M. Harris, JD

Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, Third Edition

An online student resource includes explanations of the new law’s provisions, provides relevant links and relates healthcare reform implications to the applicable chapters in the text. It is open access: http://www.ache.org/pubs/hap_companion/book.cfm?pc=2093. The instructor’s resource includes PowerPoint slides.

     
Economics for Healthcare Managers, Second Edition    

Robert H. Lee, PhD

Economics for Healthcare Managers, Second Edition

New case studies and links to additional resources.

     
Health Policymaking in the United States, Fifth Editin  

Beaufort B. Longest, Jr., PhD, FACHE

Health Policymaking in the United States, Fifth Edition

Additions to the instructor resources include links to additional readings and an overview of healthcare reform.

     
Health Insurance  

Michael A. Morrisey, PhD

Health Insurance

New resources include teaching tips and PowerPoint slides which describe the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related amendments.

     
The Economics of Health Reconsidered, Third Edition  

Thomas Rice, PhD, and Lynn Unruh, PhD, RN

The Economics of Health Reconsidered, Third Edition

New PowerPoint slides which provide an overview of healthcare reform and then relates reform implications to applicable chapters in the text.


General Information Spotlight

The Kaiser Family Foundation Health Reform Source

http://healthreform.kff.org
This online gateway provides easy access to new and comprehensive resources on the health reform law.

  • Implementation Timeline
    http://healthreform.kff.org/timeline.aspx
    This timeline provides an overview of the implementation dates for the major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It includes requirements for insurance providers, employers, and individuals; changes to Medicare and Medicaid benefits; effects on taxes; and other relevant information.
  • Summary of the Law
    kff.org/healthreform/8061.cfm
    This plain-English summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act outlines the provisions of the law, concentrating on expansion of coverage, healthcare cost controls, and delivery improvements.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Reform GPS

healthreformgps.org
Health Reform GPS is dedicated to analyzing and explaining the implementation of federal health reform. The GPS is a joint project of the Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program of the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  • Implementation Briefs
    healthreformgps.org/topics/
    This site offers topical information that includes the background, related implications of the law, and an implementation guide.

Health Reform in Action/The White House

whitehouse.gov/healthreform
This official government site provides information about the plan and its progress and the guiding principles of healthcare reform.

Healthcare.gov

whitehouse.gov/healthreform
This new web portal launched by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services features tools and applications that help consumers easily find information on health insurance options and understand the law.

Please forward requests about specific books to hapbooks@ache.org.