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2012 PPACA Implementation Highlights

The implementation train for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) continues to pick- up speed with a number of important implementation dates in 2012. 

Keeping up with the pace can be challenging. To assist, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) offers  a website that helps track the major reform efforts, titled “What’s Changing and When.” Also useful is an online article posted by the White House that gives a year-by-year overview of the PPACA timeline.    

Here’s a snapshot of some 2012 milestones:

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