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In March 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA, P.L. 111-148) as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA, P.L. 111-152) (referred to hereafter as the ACA) was signed into law as the most comprehensive piece of legislation since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid legislation in 1965 aimed at creating sweeping health care reform. This brief provides a summary of the titles contained in the law, the implementation of the provisions, and the estimated financial impact.

Publication Date

3-2012

Publisher

University of Nebraska Medical Center Center for Health Policy

City

Omaha

Disciplines

Insurance | Public Health

The Affordable Care Act of 2010: A Brief Summary

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