On October 1, 2012, a new form of the Inpatient Prospective Payment System went into effect, launching the government’s effort to reduce Medicare expenses by more than $155 billion dollars. Familiar terms like fee-for-service and capitation will give way to government-sponsored controls such as Value-based Purchasing and Clinical Process of Care Measures. The healthcare landscape has changed.

So what should you know about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or, more popularly, Obamacare)? We’ll look at some of the important details of PPACA and discuss how FlexSim Healthcare provides solutions to working within this new