NEW YORK (WLNY) — Even with a government shutdown in effect Tuesday morning, certain elements of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act are set to take effect on Tuesday.

We sat down with Danielle Holahan, Deputy Director of the New York State Department of Health, to learn everything we need to know about the new health care legislation.

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