The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare, is the health-care reform act that became federal law in 2010. An important component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the requirement that nearly all individuals obtain health insurance. In 2012, the Supreme Court found that this so-called “individual mandate” is legal under the United States Constitution.
- Four Financial Lessons from the Government ShutdownSure, politics is at the heart of the U.S. government shutdown – but so is money. With the help of some high school student insiders, KWHS explores financial lessons inherent in the ongoing Washington debate.