US government launches Affordable Care Act

   US government launches Affordable Care ActAuthorities in the US are backing the Affordable Care Act in an effort to transform the healthcare industry in the country.

The Obama administration officials launched a push for the initiative at the celebration of National Health Center Week at the West New York and Jersey City sites of the Metropolitan Family Health Network (MFHN).  The event, which will be organised from 13 to 15 August, will include a push for the new strategy to revive the healthcare system of the country.

The theme of the even was "Transforming Health Care in Our Local Communities," indicating how health centers are reaching out to the communities to improve the delivery of healthcare services in the country healthcare services in the country.

The Metropolitan Family Health Network (MFHN) became the newest FQHC in Hudson County in the fall of 2006 after receiving the financial aid from the U. S.  Department of Health and Human Services and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.  The centre accepts most insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid and also has a sliding fee scale for people without insurance.

President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act are looking to improve such centres and has pledged $11 billion for such centers over the next five years.