Health Care Reform Timeline


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – more commonly known as the health care reform law – aims to ensure health insurance coverage for the uninsured and underinsured. It assists with the purchase of insurance for those who are unemployed and incentivizes employers to provide adequate insurance.

Since health care reform became law in 2010, many elements of health care reform have already gone into effect:


Additional provisions of the law are still to come in 2014 and beyond: