|Title||California’s Health Care Workforce— Are We Ready for the ACA?|
|Publication Type||Issue Brief|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||Bates, T, Blash, L, Chapman, S, Dower, C|
|Publisher||Center for the Health Professions, UCSF|
|Place Published||San Francisco|
This research brief summarizes the report California’s Health Care Workforce: Readiness for the ACA Era. The brief and corresponding report explore the current and future capacity of California’s health care workforce to meet the expected increase in demand resulting from expanded insurance coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Both documents present data, analyses, and policy recommendations for addressing the workforce challenges presented by the ACA.