BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Love it or hate it, the House of Representatives passed the Senate's health-care bill last night. The law will have immediate and long-range effects, and 32 million additional Americans will be covered by health insurance.The following are some of the ways the Patient Protection Act will affect individuals and businesses once the Senate completes its vote on reconciliation amendments, and President Barack Obama signs the final bill. The bill will cost $940 billion over 10 years and reduce the U.S. deficit by $143 billion over the same period.
Health-Care Bill: Consumer, Business Angles
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