Key ACA Resources

APHA fact sheet: Why Do We Need the Affordable Care Act? (PDF)

APHA fact sheet: The Prevention and Public Health Fund (PDF)

Presentation slides: The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on State and Local Public Health Systems (April 2013): PowerPoint slides on "ACA 101" and questions for public health to consider as health reform is implemented

APHA fact sheet: Affordable Care Act Overview: Selected Provisions (PDF): a clear, concise chart summarizing and explaining the structure and major provisions of the health reform law

APHA Issue Brief: The Prevention and Public Health Fund (PDF): an issue brief that describes the need for dedicated public health funding and the Prevention and Public Health Fund's goals 

APHA Issue Brief: Prevention Provisions in the Affordable Care Act (PDF): an issue brief that provides details on the ACA's major prevention initiatives

APHA Issue Brief: The Affordable Care Act's Public Health Workforce Provisions (PDF): this issue brief describes the current challenges facing the public health work force and how the ACA addresses them.

Kaiser Family Foundation: The Uninsured and the Difference Health Insurance Makes (September 2012)

Families USA: Health Equity (quick facts, toolkit and more)

APHA resources

APHA Health Reform Updates (e-newsletters)

Useful links on Medicaid Expansion
Useful links about Health Insurance Exchanges
Useful Links about the Minimum Coverage Provision