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Implementing Health Reform: Affordable Care Act Round-Up
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As we reach the end of what has been a very long, exhausting, year for health care reform, one would have hoped that the pace of implementation might slow a little for the holidays. No such luck. December 20 ended the week before Christmas with a number of Affordable Care Act developments. Today, December 23, CMS again extended the deadline for signing up for qualified health plan coverage through the federal exchange for coverage effective January 1, 2014, this time for one day until the end of the day December 24. Julie Bataille released a statement on December 23, saying: