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Affordable Care Act: Creating Health Access for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
The Huffington Post

Every one of us knows someone — a friend, a relative, or maybe a patient — who couldn’t receive the care they needed because they lacked insurance. Thankfully, this will start to change on October 1, 2013, when people can sign up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, with benefits beginning as early as January 1, 2014.

The Affordable Care Act — what some may know as Obamacare, health reform, or the health care law of 2010 — is a historic piece of legislation that can reduce health disparities in our nation.