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Affordable Care Act

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act



This guide will help you find information on the Affordable Care Act.  This law is also known as Obamacare, ACA, Federal Health Care Reform, or Public Law 111-148.

The Affordable Care Act provides Americans with better health security by putting in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will:

  • Expand coverage
  • Hold insurance companies accountable
  • Lower health care costs
  • Guarantee more choice, and
  • Enhance the quality of care for all Americans

Read the full law here: Affordable Care Act


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