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Health care reform may be on the way, but it will take years to implement
The Mercury News - Mike Zapler

With Democrats seemingly on the cusp of passing historic health care reform, change should be on the way for millions of Americans within a matter of months, right? Not quite. Even if the yearlong marathon to pass health care reform reaches the finish line in the coming weeks, some of its most far-reaching provisions would not take effect for three or four years.