The Affordable Care Act could have a major effect on property/casualty insurers, especially those that provide workers' compensation coverage, writes Sam Friedman of the Deloitte Center for Financial Services. "The biggest concern for workers’ comp carriers is the havoc that might be created in terms of getting timely access to medical care and rehabilitation services for claimants once the PPACA's mandate goes into effect next year, requiring most people to produce proof of health insurance or pay a penalty on their income tax forms," Friedman writes.

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