HHS Report on ACA and State Funding

February 25th, 2011

HHS released a new report showing that the Affordable Care Act provides states with significant flexibility and resources to improve health care benefits and protect consumers. Per HHS, the law has provided or offered $2.8 billion in funding to states and more is available to help states implement new consumer protections, expand health coverage, and improve health care quality.

“The Affordable Care Act is built on the foundation of providing states with the resources and flexibility they need to build a better, more affordable health care system,” said HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. “This report shows that states have what they need to continue putting comprehensive health insurance reforms in place.”

To access the entire report, visit:  http://www.healthcare.gov/center/reports/states02252011a.pdf

Tags: Affordable Care Act, State Funding

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