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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Obamacare, ACA - U.S. federal statute
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or colloquially as Obamacare, is a United States federal statute enacted by the 111th United States Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010. Together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 amendment, it represents the U.S. healthcare system's most significant regulatory overhaul and expansion of coverage since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.


Trump administration asks Supreme Court to axe Obamacare [Video]

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to axe Obamacare

[NFA] President Donald Trump's administration petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate the Obamacare law introduced by his predecessor that added millions to the healthcare safety net, seeking..

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U.S. health agency reverses Obamacare transgender protections

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