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Affordable Care Act (ACA), New Taxes | Donald Saelinger

12 Dec

Will ACA succeed? Will It Result In Renewed Recession? Will there be more lawsuits, Supreme Court decisions, and patient care disruption?

The Affordable Care Act is now the law of the land. Its implementation has begun and will continue for the next few years. The ACA also referred to as “Obamacare” has survived much turmoil, political wrangling, state’s lawsuits, and a Supreme Court decision about constitutionality. The issue of state sponsored Medicaid programs is still far from certain, as many states are reluctant to implement such programs due to cost. Clearly there number of positive elements to the affordable care act including health insurance coverage for the vast majority of Americans, inability of insurance companies to deny coverage for pre-existing conditions, and the ability to maintain children on parents policy until age 25.

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