Tag Archives: Affordable Care Act

The Hippocratic Oath, the US Health Care System, and the Affordable Care Act in 2015

  The original confines of medical knowledge under which the Hippocratic Oath was created have expanded considerably. Given the evolution of technology over the past 25 centuries, some of the Oath’s stances on issues such as abortion, euthanasia, and surgery have been subject to varied interpretations. However, 2 of its guiding principles have proven universal […]

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AJM Ventures into ‘Obamacare’: Shopping the Affordable Care Act Marketplace

With full implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), January 2014 marked the beginning of a new era in health insurance in the US. For the chronically uninsured and for those with pre-existing conditions, it’s been a long and financially perilous wait for all of the ACA benefits to kick in. For free-market conservatives, the […]

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Health Literacy: The Affordable Care Act Ups the Ante

This fall, the enrollment period for state-based health insurance began. By the end of 2014, more than 30,000,000+ new patients may be enrolled in health plans in the United States, under provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). We are concerned about the lack of patient preparedness with regard to health literacy and medical science, […]

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Telephone Follow-up

Telephone Follow-up as a Primary Care Intervention for Postdischarge Outcomes Improvement: A Systematic Review Recent economic and political pressures, including passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act, have thrust the concerns about identifying opportunities for affordable and high-quality health care to the forefront of public debate, and have accelerated the exploration of methods […]

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Affordable Care Act Ruled Constitutional

SCOTUS Rules Affordable Care Act Constitutional– a Look Back Today the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled that the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) is constitutional. As Republicans vow to press on and work toward repeal of the whole act, progressives vow to work toward a public option and eventually universal healthcare coverage. Over the years, […]

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