Running nearly 2,500 pages long, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is a complex document. You need the highlights. In this section, you'll get just that – an understanding of the law's major requirements and implications, what to expect and when to expect it, and updates on future interpretations.
Healthcare reform brings significant changes to both individuals and businesses. Our summary provides a rundown of the PPACA's major provisions.
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Many elements of the law are already in place. The rest are scheduled for implementation through 2018. Find out what to expect and when to expect it.View Timeline »
Lawmakers are still interpreting portions of the PPACA. Check here for updates.
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This information has been compiled from a variety of sources. Please note that interpretations may vary, and you should consult your attorney and/or tax advisor for more specific information. New and existing state laws may impact many of these provisions as well as future federal and state regulations. Please also note that the new law allows for "grandfathering" of certain health plans, making those plans not necessarily subject to portions of the new law.
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