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Elizabeth Davis

Has the Affordable Care Act Been Defunded?

By September 21, 2013

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Just because the House of Representatives has voted to defund the Affordable Care Act doesn't mean Obamacare has been defunded. The spending bill passed by the Republican-controlled House on Friday isn't yet a law.

Before the bill can become law, it will have to be passed by the Senate and then signed by President Obama. It's extremely unlikely that the Democratic-controlled Senate will pass the bill. Even if it does, President Obama will veto it.

No matter how you feel about the ACA, don't be misled by political wrangling; the ACA is still the law. You'll still be able to enroll in Obamacare starting October 1, 2013. You'll still be subject to a tax penalty if you're uninsured in 2014.

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October 14, 2013 at 7:33 pm
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