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Health insurance became mandatory in the United States when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or PPACA, also known as Obamacare, became law under President Barack Obama in June 2012. It went into effect on ... More »

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Allegiance Health, based in Jackson, Michigan, offers hospital services to community members that address medical preventative needs while promoting wellness, according to Allegiance Health. The agency is community owned... More »

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Mercer health insurance includes benefits that cover wellness, care management, absence and behavioral health, as stated on the company's website. Mercer offers health insurance solutions for both active employees and re... More »

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In the United States, it is possible to obtain health coverage without a Social Security number (SSN) under new Affordable Care Act standards, states Georgetown University Health Policy Institute. The Social Security Adm... More »

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is a piece of health-care legislation that became law in 2010. It is more commonly known as Obamacare, and it mandates that everyone must obtain health insurance or be faced... More »

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"Obamacare," formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, is a national law that seeks to improve the quality of health insurance for people who already have it, and to enable millions of uninsured A... More »

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Colloquially known as Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act works by offering discounts, known as tax credits, to buyers purchasing government-sponsored medical insurance plans and by expanding Medicaid to allow those previ... More »

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