1.9. Health Care Reform - Update April 2011
On March 23, 2011, "The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" (P.L. 111-148/152) celebrated its first anniversary and there remains significant confusion among those with disabilities about the law, including concerns as to whether it even still exists. In honor of this milestone in the life of this landmark legislation so important to those with disabilities and chronic illnesses and more than 32 million uninsured Americans, the United Spinal Association is taking this opportunity to compile answers to the most often heard queries we have received from our members and others about the law, which also is widely referred to as the "Affordable Care Act" (ACA) or the health reform law ......"