I think we can all agree there's very little affordability in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

(Which is probably why we're one of the few organizations that still call it by its full name – it just seems disingenuous to call it the Affordable Care Act. But that's another story…)

But it has made great strides in the protection part – defined here as expanding insurance coverage in this country. About 9 million more people (give or take) have health insurance who didn't before. And that's in spite of itself, given how badly the enrollment rolled out online and some pockets of this country.

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