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Leading the way in health reform implementation
San Mateo Daily Journal

Health insurance is not broccoli. That is the essence of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature legislative achievement to date. Here’s the good news for San Mateo County: 57,000 uninsured residents will receive affordable health coverage, young adults can stay on their parents’ plans until age 26 and individuals can no longer be discriminated against by insurance companies because of pre-existing conditions such as cancer, depression or even womanhood.