Corpus ID: 167988060

The Affordable Care Act: A Family-Friendly Policy

  title={The Affordable Care Act: A Family-Friendly Policy},
  author={Helene Bracht J{\o}rgensen and Dean A Baker},
  • Helene Bracht Jørgensen, Dean A Baker
  • Published 2014
  • Business
  • Most of the discussion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has focused on the extent to which it has extended health insurance coverage to the formerly uninsured. This is certainly an important aspect of the law. However by allowing people to buy insurance through the exchanges and extending Medicaid coverage to millions of people, the ACA also largely ends workers’ dependence on their employer for insurance. This gives tens of millions of people the option to change their job, to work part-time… CONTINUE READING

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