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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The law was enacted on March 23, 2010 and amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act on March 30, 2010. The name โ€œ
โ€ refers to the final, amended version of the law.
The law provides numerous rights and protections that make health coverage fairer and easier to understand, along with subsidies (through the โ€œ
โ€ and โ€œ
โ€) to make it more affordable.
The law also expands
to cover more people with low incomes.