Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), often shortened to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or nicknamed Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 amendment, it represents the U.S. healthcare system's most significant regulatory overhaul and expansion of coverage since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether insurers can seek $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 hours ago

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the federal government must pay insurers $12 billion under an Obamacare program aimed at encouraging..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 hours ago

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether the federal government must pay insurers $12 billion under an Obamacare program aimed at encouraging..
Credit: Reuters - Published 8 hours ago

The Affordable Care Act is better now without the individual mandate. And I'm thrilled the American Medical Association has rejected Medicare for All.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

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