Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
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Obamacare refers to the Health Care Reform Act. Health Care Reform Bill, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), or Affordable Care Act (ACA).
This historic piece of legislation was passed during President Barack Obama's first term of office. Though hotly contested, the US Supreme Court decisions was that Obamacare was constitutional.
Also see: Health Care Reform Bill, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Health Care Reform Act