How the Affordable Care Act Affects Student Loans
July 31st, 2012 by Jennifer Frankel

Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – a recent US federal statute signed into law in 2010 –  has been dogged by uncertainty since its passage, the Supreme Court’s recent ruling means that what was once a mere possibility is now near certainty. Given the sheer size and scope of this landmark legislation, many seemingly unconnected aspects of daily life will be affected by the law. While student loans, at first glance, would seem to beyond the scope of the law, they will be impacted by it in dramatic ways. As a result, students and educators alike should be aware of how the Affordable Care Act affects student loans and, indeed, themselves. Read the rest of this entry »


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