Round Two, Jobs Idea #9 New Jobs from the Affordable Care Act


Joanne Spetz, Bianca K. Frogner, Laurel Lucia, Ken Jacobs

Oct. 19, 2012

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act will stimulate demand for workers in health care services, an industry in which job growth is already strong. Preparing future entry-level employees to join the field, however, calls for establishing sectoral training strategies that align workers’ skills with local employers’ needs.