The Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act is now the law and every state is rushing to deal with its consequences. Visit the Kaiser Family Foundation website on health issues to get the facts. The following link below (Summary (pdf)) is a good place to start.
“On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the comprehensive health reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The summary reflects provisions of the new law, and changes made by subsequent legislation, including provisions to expand coverage, control health care costs, and improve the health care delivery system.
Implementation Timeline for New Health Reform Law”