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Expert Assesses ACA in Wisconsin, Five Years After Passage

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On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, requiring Americans to have health coverage.

Monday marks the fifth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act’s passage. Experts and politicians continue assessing the law’s impacts. WUWM’s Erin Toner caught up with UWM Prof. Owen Thompson, who studies the economics of health care. Thompson says some dire predictions, such as insurance premiums would skyrocket, have not come to pass.