The Patient Protection and [intlink id=”531″ type=”post”]Affordable Care Act[/intlink] (PPACA) 2010 HR3590, or [intlink id=”683″ type=”post”]Affordable Care Act[/intlink] (ACA) for short, is the new health care reform law in America and is often called by its nick-name Obamacare. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is made up of the Affordable Health Care for America Actthe Patient Protection Act, and the health care related sections of the the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act and the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act. It also includes amendments to other laws like the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act and the Health and Public Services Act.