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The Affordable Care Act is a hot topic on Capitol Hill — and in town halls around the country. As debate on repeal, replace, or repair rages on, we thought we’d ask: How much do you know about the nation’s signature health care law? Take our quiz and find out.


The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in what year?*
In tax year 2014, the IRS reported that more than $3 billion in fines were paid by people who did not have coverage. How many people does that represent?*
Why is the Medicaid expansion optional for states?*
In a section of the law eventually taken out, Medicare would have covered end-of-life counseling. What was the term that helped raise opposition to this provision?*
This state has the highest rate of uninsured individuals in the nation; it also chose not to expand Medicaid as part of the ACA*
Which of these screens is not free under ACA?*
As part of ACA, you have to have insurance or you’ll be fined. You also might be eligible for subsidies to buy insurance. If both of those provisions are repealed, the Congressional Budget Office estimates this many people will become uninsured in the first year:*
This percentage of people did not know that Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act were the same thing, according to a poll by Morning Consult*
According to the Heritage Foundation, this percentage of US counties lack competition in the insurance exchange – they have only one or two options available.*
This is the number of people in the US who are receiving financial assistance (subsidies) for insurance in state and federal insurance marketplaces (on a day in March 2016)*

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