Myatt-Jones has seen the benefits and the downsides to the new law and the many effects that health care reform continues to have on his patients as well as his colleagues in the medical field in Alabama.
Since the ACA was passed, 89% of Alabama healthcare marketplace consumers who signed up for health insurance through the state exchange qualified for an average tax credit for their insurance payments of $266 a month, per the US Department of Health and Human Services. JaVar Myatt-Jones and other healthcare providers have worked with state regulators to offer their services to more patients who can now afford healthcare insurance coverage and make more frequent trips to the doctor’s office. JaVar Myatt-Jones has seen his patient numbers increase since the dawn of the ACA and continues to make strides in how his office receives and documents patients to make it easier for them to continue their care at his office.
JaVar Myatt-Jones has seen the many changes in his own practice and throughout his community as a result of the ACA. He has seen many new faces in his offices, but he has also heard stories of the convoluted nature of the state’s exchange marketplace as well.