Conquering the Cancer Care Continuum – Series Three: Fourth Issue


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Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Cancer Care

Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG 

We have been hearing about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for quite a while. However, many are still confused as to what this law is trying to accomplish and how [ Read More ]

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Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Cancer Care: A Nurse’s Perspective

Beth Faiman, PhD(c), MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN 

In 2010, Congress passed (and the President signed into law) comprehensive healthcare legislation called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or as it is more commonly known, the [ Read More ]

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Impact of the Affordable Care Act: A Pharmacist’s Perspective

Steve Stricker, PharmD, MS, BCOP 

In the spring of 2008, while I was finishing my oncology pharmacy residency training, I had the opportunity to spend a month in a prominent urban hospital very well known [ Read More ]

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Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Cancer Care: A Payer’s Perspective

Kenneth L. Schaecher, MD, FACP, CPC 

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), officially called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,1 which began implementation in March 2010 and will not be fully implemented until 2018, has impacted [ Read More ]