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It's a big step forward for the Affordable Care Act and a lot of people have questions. The WTOP Answer Desk is here to help.
How long does it take you to get an appointment with your doctor? If the Affordable Care Act goes into effect Jan. 1, 2014, as planned, bringing an estimated 20 million people into the health care system, it could take longer.
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