Peter Cunningham: The Impact of the ACA on Safety Net Hospitals and Access to Care

Aug 04 2015 31 mins  
In this presentation, Peter Cunningham discusses his research on how the Affordable Care Act might affect how safety net hospitals that primarily serve poor populations care for their patients. Cunningham is a Senior Fellow and Director of Quantitative Research at the Center for Studying Health System Change. This talk is from the November 2013 Center for Poverty Research conference The Affordable Care Act and Low Income Populations: Lessons from and Challenges for Research. This conference brought together a unique mix of researchers, policy professionals and industry leaders to discuss what the new law means for health care in this country, as well as its possible impacts on domestic poverty. Learn more at