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The State and Federal Dance on Health Reform

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Posted by Marianne Udow-Phillips on March 7, 2011

The Affordable Care Act is a complicated law, in part because it builds off the current health care system to achieve some far reaching goals: significantly expanded access to care and control over the rate of cost increase. Though some describe the Act as a federal takeover of health care, in fact, much of the law is to be carried out in the states, with considerable state discretion over the design of many provisions.

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