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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The Affordable Care Act, enacted in March 2010, is the sum of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, which implemented health insurance reforms that e... More »

Max Baucus, former U.S. senator from Montana and the former U.S. Senate Finance Committee chairman, has been credited as the lead writer for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, according to a November 2013 ... More »

The health-care plan which President Obama is credited with having spearheaded is known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially referred to as "Obamacare." It was signed into law on March 23, 2010... More »

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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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The Affordable Care Act affects Medicare coverage by providing more preventive services, making prescription drugs more affordable, and making treatment by physicians more consistent and coordinated, reports Medicare.gov... More »

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Affordable Care Act rates for medical insurance can be compared on the HealthCare.gov website, Investopedia states. Insurance prices and options available to users depend on their ZIP code, information about the members ... More »

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