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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is also known as Affordable Care Act or Obama Care, is a major health care reform bill, signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010.  The bill expands health care coverage to 31 million currently uninsured Americans through a combination of cost controls, subsidies and mandates.

The actual bill is over 2500 pages long with over 500,000 words.  It mandates that every American should have insurance coverage or face with penalty.

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