The Affordable Care Act's Impact on Patient Outcomes

Published Online: Friday, July 12, 2013
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In this video from the American Journal of Managed Care, Colin Cooke, MD, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Michigan, discusses the role of the Affordable Care Act in expanding insurance coverage and in the formation of accountable care organizations, which will be responsible for the cost of care for their patient population as well as the quality of care. To see more videos from AJMC, visit: http://www.ajmc.com/ajmc_tv/interviews.

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