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Editorial: Health care reform still needs work

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Starting this week, a sweeping number of provisions of Congress' health care reform act, the Affordable Care Act, began to take effect. They are broad, consumer-friendly provisions that will help extend health care coverage to more Americans and deny efforts to take that coverage away.


Provisions in a Patient's Bill of Rights taking effect this week include:

• Ban discriminating against kids with pre-existing conditions. In 2014, it will include everyone.

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