ACA vs. ACHA vs. LTPAC Round 1: Payments and Reimbursements



Note: this is the first part of an ongoing series looking at potential effects that the transition from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – to the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) – also known as Trumpcare –  will have on the elderly as well as LTPAC facilities.


Despite an initial setback in March when the Republican-backed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Republicans came back swinging in May as they got the much-needed congressional approval to move forward with the American Health Care Act (AHCA).  While many details still need to be worked out, experts speculate that the plan has significant potential to affect healthcare for many Americans – especially the elderly.


Here are the most likely impacts that the bill will have on the elderly:







As the law appears to change every day, one can only wait and see what impact the new act, if passed, will have on the elderly and LTPAC facilities.