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What is the HC time line? An FYI--

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press Writer Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON –

When President Barack Obama finally gets to hold a signing ceremony for his health care overhaul, the major expansion of coverage for uninsured workers and their families won't come until 2014 — after the next presidential election.

Parts of the plan won't be fully phased in for a decade, but ultimately 94 percent of eligible Americans would have coverage.

Here's a timeline of some changes:

The only thing I really disagree with is the fines for the uninsured. Hopefully, before this comes to pass, it will be changed. The process isn't perfect, but it is a start.

Here is the link (sorry if it is a repeat):
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/HealthCare/health-care-bill-obama-sign-bill-tuesday/story?id=10169801

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DrTeacher

Asked by DrTeacher at 4:16 PM on Mar. 22, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (2)
  • You forgot to add that we have to PAY for this BEFORE we ever get to use the "benefits."
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:22 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • I didn't forget anything--I was simply posting an FYI,
    DrTeacher

    Answer by DrTeacher at 7:48 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

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