Similarities Between
Massachusetts Health Reform (aka: RomneyCare) and
The Affordable Care Act (aka: ObamaCare)

This analysis is based on An Act Providing Access to Affordable, Quality, Accountable Health Care
(Chapter 58 of the 2006 Acts and Resolves of Massachusetts) and the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care Education and Reconciliation Act, 2010.

What do these laws do to regulate where and how individual insurance
coverage is sold? How will health coverage be made available for
people who want to buy their own insurance?

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RomneyCare creates a new individual insurance marketplace, called the
“Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector,” to offer policies to consumers
(Section 101).

ObamaCare creates a new individual insurance marketplace, called
“exchanges,” to offer policies to consumers (Section 1311).

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