This two-page guide highlights elements of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for Californians — whether or not they are currently insured.
The Affordable Care Act: What Californians Should Know (1.66 MB)
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The federal Affordable Care Act (ACA), aimed at reforming the nation's health care system, became law in March 2010, but its implementation is staged over a number of years. Some provisions have already taken effect, and others will be implemented in 2014 and beyond.
This succinct guide — updated in July 2012 — is designed to acquaint Californians with the key ACA reforms that are likely to affect them. The guide includes:
This publication is available as a Document Download. JPEGs of the two charts are available for use in newsletters and other educational materials.
The Affordable Care Act in California
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