PPACA

AcronymDefinition
PPACAPatient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (health care reform)
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Nonetheless, despite strong opposition in Congress, widespread public opposition, and the measure's debatable constitutionality, President Barack Obama signed the PPACA into law on March 23, 2010.
It seems to have helped other agencies draft PPACA regulations in a methodical way.
PPACA commercial insurance architecture Bipartisan favorites:
Conover and Ellig suggested that the poor PPACA analysis was rooted in presidential priorities: the administration wanted the regulations out the door, and there was little OIRA--considered a minor agency in the Executive Office of the President--could do to ensure proper analysis.
Travelers Bond & Financial Products recently released a Nielsen Research poll offering insight into potential liability risks employers could face based on their unfamiliarity with key provisions of the PPACA.
The drafters also included the fee to compensate for what some thought might be dramatic increases in health insurance company revenue and profit totals as a result of PPACA "shared responsibility" provisions that will tax many individuals who fail to have what PPACA defines as being a responsible amount of health coverage.
The PPACA also decreases pharmaceutical prices, making medicine more affordable.
Though PPACA falls short of guaranteed coverage to all individuals, it does create an essential benefits package incorporating a comprehensive set of services.
Availability - PPACA prohibits insurer discrimination based on factors such as health status, medical condition or history, claims experience, and genetic information or disability.
Romney was strongly opposed to PPACA and had indicated that he would work toward its repeal if elected.
Related: IRS offers employers PPACA penalty estimator
And, inside my own head, I can think of all sorts of great arguments for and against all sorts of specific PPACA provisions.