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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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Cadillac tax

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