The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which is projected to cost $849 billion and cover 94 percent of the population by 2019, contains provisions for various delivery and payment reforms, new workforce intiatives, and a public insurance option with an opt-out provision for states.

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