SEATTLE. Four ways we are measuring Affordable Care Act proposals (Public Health Insider)

By Patty Hayes, Director, Public Health—Seattle & King County

This post originally appeared in Public Health Insider

As various proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act continue to circulate, here is the yardstick Public Health—Seattle & King County will use to measure any proposals and the potential impacts.

Any reform or replacement for the Affordable Care Act should help people lead healthier lives. We believe that’s the underlying purpose for health care reform (while acknowledging that there are economic and other reasons to reform, as well). We’re tracking four key areas that help us measure each proposal. Read more.