It’s the biggest change to the US health care system since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid nearly 50 years ago. We report on the winners and the losers, as well as efforts to lower costs and improve quality of care.
The Affordable Care Act will provide insurance to millions of low-income people who currently don't have it. But undocumented workers - even those on the path to citizenship - won't be guaranteed any federal health benefits, which critics worry could create a sub-class of uninsured.
When the Affordable Care Act goes into effect, millions of new patients will have access to health care. But the law excludes undocumented immigrants, estimated to be about 11 million people nationwide.