Well that was fast.  President Trump's recent executive order substantially changes the government's stance on the Affordable Care Act.  The recent action changes the executive branch's stance on enforcing certain ACA provisions, which will change the critical element of whether the ACA law carries weight as it currently stands.  Prominently, this likely includes the "individual mandate" that requires individuals to carry insurance or pay a penalty.  Take a look at the link beneath for more information on this early action.

Notice, as the article beneath highlights, that the ACA will still take a great deal of time to unwind.  That said, take a look here for some thoughts on how to prepare for changes in the ACA.  For hospitals & administrators, have a look here for some thoughts on the impact of ACA changes to hospitals and health systems.