On March 31, 2014, Congress passed legislation prohibiting implementation of the requirement for at least one additional year: Not before October 15, 2015. President Barack Obama signed it into law on April 1, 2014.
The new system has the potential of improving the health care system, but its costs and complications have caused some to question whether the costs outweigh the benefits.
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