What’s Next For The Affordable Care Act? Your Questions Answered

The one thing that’s certain is that there will be changes in the Affordable Care Act.

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The one thing that’s certain is that there will be changes in the Affordable Care Act.

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No matter where you stand on the political spectrum, health care under the Affordable Care Act is going to change in the next few years. The Republican-led Congress has vowed to “repeal and replace” the health law known as Obamacare.

That has left many people anxious and confused about what will happen and when. So NPR’s Morning Edition asked listeners to post questions on Twitter and Facebook, and we will be answering some of them here and on the radio in the weeks ahead.

Many of the questions so far have to do with timing.

For example, Steva Stowell-Hardcastle of Lewisburg, Penn., says: “I’m confused about what parts of the ACA have been repealed and when those changes take place.”

First, despite social media headlines, nothing substantive has been changed in 2017. That’s because making these changes

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/02/23/516697149/whats-next-for-the-affordable-care-act-your-questions-answered?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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