Health Care Transformation

The healthcare industry is in the midst of a significant transformation, in Illinois and nationally. AMITA Health is dedicated to transformation and innovation to ensure we are best positioned to meet the changing needs of the people we serve.

Affordable Care Act Update

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and nicknamed “Obamacare” was signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Due to the ACA, the uninsured rate in the United States is the lowest is has been in over 50 years.  Congress and the Trump Administration continue to try to dismantle the ACA.  Learn more about the various proposals and discussion about affordable healthcare in the United States.

 

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Telehealth

Telehealth is an effective way to provide needed health care services to people in medically underserved areas, especially rural areas and areas where accessibility to specialty care is needed. AMITA Health has advanced policies to increase access and ensure payment for this valuable technology.  Learn more about our efforts.

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