In the weeks since the Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” debates have raged over what the law will mean and how it will affect the average American. Last week, I explored several myths about the health care reform law. Generally, they were based on mischaracterizations that opponents of the law used in their attempts to discredit it.
But some of the rumors about the PPACA contain at least a grain of truth — and some of the law’s requirements may have unintended consequences. With that in mind, here’s a look at five Obamacare rumors that are at least partly true — and some of the ways that those may affect you.