Health Reform WK-EDGE Affordable Care Act’s 10-year anniversary: Gains, controversies persist after a decade
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Monday, March 30, 2020

Affordable Care Act’s 10-year anniversary: Gains, controversies persist after a decade

By Patricia K. Ruiz, J.D.

Over the past 10 years, ACA-related legislation has kept the courts busy.

President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) (P.L. 111-148), turns 10 years old on March 23. While the ACA has brought undeniable change and improvements in the accessibility of health insurance, the past decade has been fraught with legislation surrounding the most controversial pieces of the health reform legislation. This Strategic Perspective recaps some of the most important developments from the past 10 years.

For more information, see Special Briefing: Affordable Care Act’s 10-year anniversary: Gains, controversies persist after a decade.

Companies: Hobby Lobby; Wheaton College; Moda Health Plan, Inc.; Land of Lincoln Mutual Health Insurance Co.; Maine Community Health Options; National Federation of Independent Business; Kaiser Family Foundation

Attorneys: Keith Fontenot (America’s Health Insurance Plans).

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