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Timeline of ACA
Implementation 2010-18


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March 2010. Some ACA provisions went into effect immediately, many big provisions were carried out in 2014, and others are still being phased in. States are in charge of implementation of the law, and the State of Illinois has been busy introducing a number of changes to provide affordable and quality care for all our residents in compliance with this law. Click through this timeline to see what’s happened so far, and what to expect in the future.