The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), - P.L. 111-148 - also referred to as the "Affordable Care Act" or "ACA" or "Obama Care") is the major health care reform bill passed into law on March 23, 2010. The PPACA amended the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, (P.L. 111-152), which was signed into law on March 30, 2010. The debates surrounding the PPACA have been volatile at times, and continue to be the most intense public examinations of any piece of legislation in our recent history. This guide is meant to give an overview of resources, which will assist in the research of ongoing legal issues regarding PPACA.