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Descriptor English: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Descriptor Spanish: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Descriptor Portuguese: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Descriptor French: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (USA)
Entry term(s): 111-148, PL
Act, Affordable Care
Acts, Affordable Care
Acts, Affordable Care (ACA)
Affordable Care Act
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Affordable Care Acts
Care Act, Affordable
Care Act, Affordable (ACA)
Care Acts, Affordable
Health Care Reform Act
Obamacare
PL 111 148
PL 111-148
PL111 148
PL111-148
Public Law 111 148
Public Law 111-148
Tree number(s): N03.219.521.576.343.918
N03.706.615.806
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058991
Scope note: An Act prohibiting a health plan from establishing lifetime limits or annual limits on the dollar value of benefits for any participant or beneficiary after January 1, 2014. It permits a restricted annual limit for plan years beginning prior to January 1, 2014. It provides that a health plan shall not be prevented from placing annual or lifetime per-beneficiary limits on covered benefits. The Act sets up a competitive health insurance market.
Annotation: add UNITED STATES; CATALOGER: Use NAF entry
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 2011
History Note: 2011
DeCS ID: 54393
Unique ID: D058991
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Date Established: 2011/01/01
Date of Entry: 2010/06/25
Revision Date: 2015/06/05
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Preferred
Concept UI M0545698
Scope note An Act prohibiting a health plan from establishing lifetime limits or annual limits on the dollar value of benefits for any participant or beneficiary after January 1, 2014. It permits a restricted annual limit for plan years beginning prior to January 1, 2014. It provides that a health plan shall not be prevented from placing annual or lifetime per-beneficiary limits on covered benefits. The Act sets up a competitive health insurance market.
Preferred term Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Entry term(s) 111-148, PL
Act, Affordable Care
Acts, Affordable Care
Acts, Affordable Care (ACA)
Affordable Care Act
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Affordable Care Acts
Care Act, Affordable
Care Act, Affordable (ACA)
Care Acts, Affordable
Health Care Reform Act
Obamacare
PL 111 148
PL 111-148
PL111 148
PL111-148
Public Law 111 148
Public Law 111-148



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