PPACA Fees and Taxes That Directly Impact Premium Rates: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) includes many new fees and taxes. Summarized in this .pdf download are the taxes and fees that have a direct impact on premium rates. http://southcarolinablues.com/UserFiles/scblues/Documents/hcr_21_PPACA%20Fees%20and%20Taxes.pdf You can see a complete list of them on the IRS website at http://www.irs.gov/uac/Affordable-Care-Act-Tax-Provisions.
A clip from Season Five Episode Eight "Shutdown". After budget talks break down with Speaker Haffley, Josh Lyman convinces President Jed Bartlet to walk to the US Capitol Building to meet with the Speaker.
Health insurance for self-employed people is almost exclusively the only type of personal protection available which is solely dedicated to personal well-being rather than simply acting as a stop-gap for bills.