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The Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called Obamacare or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010.

The Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law on June 28, 2012.

Click here for an overview of the key features of the Affordable Care Act year-by-year.


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How have changes in the health care insurance market affected the stakeholders?

  • Managed Care Organization [MCO]
  • Physician Group Practice
  • Hospital/Healthcare System
  • Private Business
  • Union
  • Consumer Group
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

DEBATE: Is managed care containing costs and improving access to quality health care? 


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