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Health Policy and the Affordable Care Act

This course will explore the many problems of the American health care system and discuss the specific ways that the Affordable Care Act will impact access, quality, costs, as well as medical innovation.

Start Date: Mar 01, 2013 Topics: General Health


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This course discussed the history of health care reform in the USA, focusing on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010). Issues were framed in terms of health care costs and cost growth, quality of care, access to health care, and innovation in health care.


  • Dates: Mar 01, 2013 to Apr 01, 2013
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Ezekiel J Emanuel
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: General Health

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