Literature Review: Healthcare Occupational Training and Support Programs under the Affordable Care Act—Background and Implications for Evaluating HPOG

This report reviews the literature on the policy context of the HPOG program, and the challenges and opportunities related to developing healthcare occupational training and support programs. It discusses the structure of the healthcare industry and trends in healthcare employment, implications of the Affordable Care Act for entry-level employment in healthcare, and resulting challenges and opportunities for training programs.

Randall Bovbjerg and Erin McDonald (2014). Literature Review: Healthcare Occupational Training and Support Programs under the ACA—Background and Implications for Evaluating HPOG, OPRE Report #2014-29, Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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