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California leads the way
Chico News and Review

As Americans await a Supreme Court ruling on health-care-reform legislation, millions of Californians already are reaping benefits from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). According to a study by Health Access California, a consumer advocacy coalition of around 200 organizations, state legislators and governmental agencies have moved forward with notable speed since the PPACA became law in 2010. California has passed new laws, established new programs and secured more than $340 million in federal funding.