Joshua Congdon-Hohman and Victor Matheson,”Potential Effects of the Affordable Care Act on the Award of Life Care Expenses”  JFE 24(2) 2013,  argue that the ACA will change the role and tasks of life care planner in injury cases.   The authors argue that many of the typical expenses that occur in an injury case will be capped at $6,250 per year.  They believe that the role of the life care planner will now involving determining with expenses are covered by ACA