Affordable Care Act 101

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The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010 by President Barack Obama.

As we continue to watch the news, listen to the radio, hear phrases like “pros and cons,” and read words like “repeal,” “cost” and “value,” it becomes increasingly important to know the facts. It becomes essential to ask the question, “Is health reform good for me and my family?”

  • The Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance companies from refusing to pay for important treatments by claiming the patient had a pre-existing condition.