The Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act was signed into law on March 23, 2010.  On September 23, 2010, the following guaranteed benefits,  took effect:

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Since then the ACA has been judged Constitutional by the Supreme Court. It has withstood 40 votes for repeal in Congress.

So, what comes next? 

The Congressional Budget Office predict that the ACA will have a positive effect on the National Debt.



Being a woman is no longer a pre-existing condition where women can be charged more for health insurance.


Our friends at Citizen Action of Wisconsin have produced the website, Got Healthcare?, that helps individuals and groups learn about the Affordable Care Act.  Citizen Action has produced a report on the specific options that will be available on October 1, 2013.  It will preview Wisconsin's implementation.

We at Grassroots North Shore are committed to supporting the Affordable Care Act and to helping residents of Milwaukee and its North Shore communities understand and implement the law's provisions.


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