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How the Affordable Care Act has Affected Healthcare Real Estate Development
December 16, 2015 - Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff »
Although the ACA was signed into law in March 23, 2010, it’s hard to say when we first saw the impact in the healthcare development and construction industry.
When the law came about when we were just beginning to come out of a deep recession, trends toward consumer based healthcare services were already shifting, and the retired baby boomer population continued to grow. All of these factors, put together with the ACA, have spurred healthcare development and construction.
So far we’ve seen three shifts in healthcare delivery; focusing on the outpatient model, repurposing existing real estate, and designing with space efficiency in mind.
Read the article on the Healthcare Facilities Today website.