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Most of us have questions about how we are impacted by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes referred to as "ObamaCare". You may even be asked about the ACA by your clientele.
These links and documents help provide some answers as to what is in place now and what will be phased in over the next few years.
Helping Consumers Understand and Use Health Insurance in 2014 (Institute of Medicine, PDF)
The New Health Care Law and You (Institute of Medicine, PDF)
Texas: Health Center Outreach and Enrollment Assistance Centers (US Health Services and Resources Administration)