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Coretopic:Health Reform

For decades, U.S. legislators struggled with how to ensure all Americans had health insurance. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly shortened to Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare,” was signed in 2010 and meant to cover about 32 million Americans by 2019. The complex, multi-part legislation remains highly divisive and misunderstood.

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New How I Did It

Examining ACA's impact on hospital finance

Beth Kutscher looks at reform in bordering states with similar demographics but very different political climates. See it now »

New Tip Sheet

The small group insurance market

In 2016, the definition of “small business” or “small group” market was supposed to change under the ACA. See it now »

New Key Concept

Cadillac tax

A tax on high-cost health insurance scheduled to take effect in 2018. (Image by Ibrahim Balushi via Flicker.) See it now »

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