And Many Happy Returns: The Affordable Care Act Turns Three

March 20, 2013
by Jeffrey Levi
Huffington Post

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a historic law and its third birthday should be celebrated.

The law, each day, helps move the country from a 'sick care' system to a real health care system. Some of the lesser known but most important provisions of the ACA focus on preventing disease instead of treating people only after they become ill. Millions of Americans are already healthier because of the prevention portions of the law, including Community Transformation Grants (CTG), expanded coverage of preventive services and other measures focused on improving health in the ACA.

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