Ten Things You Didn't Know Were In The Affordable Care Act

So you think the Supreme Court upheld a law that requires most people to buy health insurance? That's only part of it.

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  • Questions and Answers on Employer Shared Responsibility ...
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  • Read the Law | HHS.gov
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    01/15/2017 - 3:57 pm | View Website
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