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The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the nation’s health reform law enacted in 2010. This guide provides an introduction to the law. Note: See tabs above for Health Care Reform Materials and Videos.
The law consists of two pieces of legislation: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), enacted on March 23, 2010, and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act(HCERA), enacted on March 30, 2010. Jointly they are referred to as the Affordable Care Act or ACA.
From the law firm McDermott, Will & Emory