The original Affordable Care Act was only 2700 pages. So far, the various executive agencies have published 20,000 more pages of regulation to implement the act. So far. Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell’s office tweeted a picture that illustrates how the ACA is like an iceberg.
The part above water, is the law itself, and the regulations are the part underwater. Only the tip was voted on by our elected representatives in Washington.