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[Excerpt] The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA; P.L. 111-148, as amended) has numerous provisions affecting private health insurance and public health coverage programs. This report provides resources to help congressional staff respond to constituents’ frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the law. The report lists selected resources regarding consumers, employers, and other stakeholders, with a focus on federal sources. It also lists CRS reports that summarize the ACA’s provisions.


Suggested Citation
Napili, A. (2017). Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): Resources for frequently asked questions (CRS Report R43215). Washington, D.C.: Congressional Research Service.

A previous version of this report can be found here: