The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has ushered in the most sweeping regulatory changes to the U.S. health care system since Medicare and Medicaid were passed about 50 years ago. It raises a full range of health care issues, and will continue to do so as provisions take effect through 2020. However, along with potentially increasing the affordability of health care insurance, the ACA also presents challenges and uncertainties.

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