economic activity, increased at a 3.0 percent rate, reflecting a spurt in spending on services linked to demand for heating during the winter and the Affordable Healthcare Act
, which expanded health care coverage to many Americans.
The government shutdown was caused by the Republican Party blocking President Obama's entire budget plan in an attempt to force him to back down on his Affordable Healthcare Act
(6.) What patients need to know about the Affordable Healthcare Act
(ACA), Yale Cancer Center: http://medicine.yale.edu/cancer/patient/support/genetics/resources/471_161377_What%20patients%20need%20to%20know%20about%20the%20Affordable%20Healthcare%20Act%20%28ACA%29%207-2013.pdf/.
The Government shutdown, which looks to be a drag on fourth quarter GDP, came to a stop after an ultra-conservative faction of the Republican Party refused any deal that did not include a repeal or delay of the US president's signature healthcare reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act
known as 'Obamacare' There is no direct link between the passage of the federal budget and Obamacare, which became law three years ago.
While pharmacies have been an embedded component of the combination food/drug store format for the better part of 30 years, the shifting sands of intense drug channel competition, the proliferation of preferred network providers, and other related shifts yet to be revealed in tandem with the Affordable Healthcare Act
portend further transformative changes for pharmacy operations, atop others already in progress - all of which will make it that much more difficult for supermarkets to compete.
* Healthcare--With business owners nervous about the costs of the Affordable Healthcare Act
, predictions are slightly unstable.
Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Healthcare Act
Regardless of delays in its implementation, compliance with the mandates of the Affordable Healthcare Act
(ACA) demands that LTC organizations prepare now.
A--The Affordable Healthcare Act
and the many healthcare changes it will bring will require a highly adaptive, nimble and highly trained workforce.
Forbes said Republicans should avoid big showdowns in Congress that are likely to fail, and focus on smaller adjustments, such as forcing the Senate to set a budget as part of any debt ceiling extension deal, or not allowing Medicare funding to be used to help fund the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act
Arden, partner at Jones Day law firm, thought it would be very difficult to attack Dodd-Frank on constitutional grounds in light of the US Supreme Court having, in June 2012, upheld President Barack Obama's other signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Healthcare Act
. Arden suggested that the political avenue was the better one to take to roll back Dodd-Frank's excesses.