Obamacare

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Obamacare

(əʊˈbɑːməˌkɛə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an act passed by the US Congress in 2010 to expand and regulate the American healthcare system. Official name: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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Specifically, the Increasing Access to Care Act amends Section 1302(e) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which restricts enrollment in catastrophic plans to those under 30 or those with a hardship exemption, by eliminating the provisions age-based restrictions.
HHS closed the comments period for the provision, Section 1557 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, on Nov.
Health Affairs Blog has produced a study based on numbers provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that estimates that private and government overhead directly attributable to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will add an average of 20 percent per year to that cost.
healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (2010) have made groundbreaking strides in closing the chasm in health care quality for the 21st century.
A homemade measure of consumer tax pain related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was slightly higher for the week ending April 1 than it was for the week ending March 20.
Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010, and on March 23, 2010, the President signed it into law.
Since passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more than 250 Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare have been established.
On one issue in particular, though, he speaks with excitement--the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
An increased focus on holistic integrative health care, self-care, and health coaching is emerging from many sources, including The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) of 2010 (The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act [PPACA], 2010).
1647 aims to repeal section 9003 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and restore the ability of people with FSAs, HSAs and similar accounts to use those pretax funds to purchase O-T-C drugs without a prescription.
Supreme Court decision earlier this year upholding the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will likely not be the final battle over health care reform.
The recent ruling by the United States Supreme Court upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act no doubt will result in continued debate regarding how best to provide consistent, high-quality and affordable health care services.
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