The Affordable Care Act (ACA) had its share of difficulties and controversies from the time it was proposed up until the time it was signed and enacted by the Obama administration. But, as the time for President Barack Obama to step down looms closer, the fate of ACA becomes vaguer, with analysts expecting that certain provisions under this law will come under intense debate once again.
In the middle, healthcare providers are caught in a limbo, with many of them asking, “What is revenue cycle management in the face of this incoming political change?”
The ACA and its effects on the revenue cycle management
The ACA’s objectives are to: increase affordability of health insurance, lower the number of people uninsured and reduce the overall costs of healthcare without sacrificing its quality.