ACA Far From Fully Meshed With Immigration Law

Law360, New York (April 14, 2015, 8:45 PM EDT) -- Many immigrants are able to obtain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, but there are still a host of kinks that need to be worked out, including the consequences of falling out of status and the impact of ineligible immigrants who pay the tax penalty accidentally, experts say.

Under the ACA, green card holders, lawful temporary residents, refugees and a host of immigrants of other statuses are eligible for health care, while Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients and undocumented immigrants are not.

But although Healthcare.gov does a decent job of laying out who's eligible for coverage under the ACA,...

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