The Obama administration has released new guidance to help employers create better health care programs.
The department said Thursday it is moving toward a more streamlined approach to the health care system, which is expected to provide more people with health care coverage and make the process of obtaining health insurance more efficient.
“This is an important step to ensure that our healthcare systems are responsive to the needs of the American people,” said Secretary of Health Tom Price.
The Obama Administration released its “Health Care Quality and Accountability Framework” to help businesses better prepare for and achieve more comprehensive health care solutions.
It requires employers to meet five conditions, including having a strong commitment to providing “adequate and appropriate” healthcare services, ensuring a robust health insurance pool and ensuring that healthcare is covered by a range of preventive and medical services.
The framework will help businesses develop plans and plans for their workforce and the people they work with.
The goal is to help workers, patients and employers understand what is needed to deliver a comprehensive and efficient health care program.
Under the framework, businesses will have a set of metrics that will help them understand what needs to be done to create an efficient and sustainable healthcare system.
The guidelines also include an “affirmative action” plan that helps ensure employers have the resources to offer health care to employees, employees of their contractors and employees of health insurance companies, regardless of their immigration status.
The Department of Labor said Thursday that it will also begin to offer training to help employees, contractors and health insurance company workers better understand the health insurance system.
This training will be offered in five phases.
In phases one through five, the Labor Department said it will provide training to workers on a voluntary basis.
It said the training will include health insurance, health care management, health insurance options, and health plans.
The Labor Department will also offer training for workers who are eligible for the Workforce Innovation Act’s (WIA) health insurance program.
Workers will also receive training on how to use the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace to access health insurance and how to manage their health care.
The guidance also includes an update on how employers can better prepare their workers for health care and how they can better track the progress of the federal health care law.
The final phase of the framework is to be completed by the end of the year.
The federal government will also spend $20 million on an online training center, according to the Labor department.
The center will help companies and workers understand how the ACA has made healthcare available and how their business can be impacted.
The first round of training was released last year.
In March, the White House said that a third of employers had begun enrolling their employees in the ACA health care exchanges, and that the health law is expected by 2021 to cover 40 million people.