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Safeguarding Provisions for Children in the New Health Law

03/22/2011

Safeguarding Provisions for Children in the New Health LawA year ago, the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law on March 23, 2010. In this special report Children's Health Fund illustrates the important first steps that the new health law takes to increase insurance coverage and improve access to care for millions of children.

The report includes recommendations for actions that both the federal and state governments should consider, including support for community health centers, support for the work of federal agencies responsible for managing health reform, and, in the states, taking advantage of all opportunities for funding within the health reform law.

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