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The Affordable Care Act and the Massage Profession

$22.00 members / $37.00 nonmembers     1.5 credit hours     Video

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This course consists of four video lessons. The Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) is landmark legislation that impacts all areas of health care. This online course features video highlights from the AMTA 2013 National Convention closing session that addresses the impact of the legislation and the challenges and opportunities for the massage profession.

 


Objectives

  • Identify the issues in the US health care system that the Affordable Care Act is attempting to address.
  • Identify the vision of the Affordable Care Act.
  • Identify the differences between Medicare/Medicaid and private payer insurance programs
  • Define essential health benefits as outlined by the ACA
  • Identify Section 2706 of the ACA (also called the non-discrimination clause)
  • Identify how the ACA impacts the individual
  • Identify how the ACA impacts employers

Copyright

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.

About the author(s)

Guy D’Andrea founded Discern, LLC in 2004. As the firm’s Managing Partner, Guy is responsible for oversight of all of Discern’s client projects, which focus on reforms to health care payment and delivery that will improve the quality and value of the health care system.

John Dodd Jr, CLU CHFC RHU, is President of Health Exchange Marketplace Agency Corp, and Dodd Brokerage, and affiliated with National United Brokers. All located in Westerville, Ohio.

Nita Garg is an associate in Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Chicago office and a member of the firm’s Healthcare Department.

Karen Milgate is a seasoned health care policy executive with a deep knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid policies, programs, operations, and data.

 

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Refunds

Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

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