U.S. Health‐Care Reform: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  title={U.S. Health‐Care Reform: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act},
  author={Scott E. Harrington},
  journal={Risk Management \& Analysis in Financial Institutions eJournal},
  • S. Harrington
  • Published 4 August 2010
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Risk Management & Analysis in Financial Institutions eJournal
This short article provides an overview of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was approved by the U.S. Congress and signed by President Barack Obama in March 2010, with an emphasis on provisions related to the expansion of health insurance. It highlights key provisions concerning coverage expansion, insurance market reforms, and the projected costs and financing of the legislation. 
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