In the following video, Motley Fool health-care bureau chief Brenton Flynn takes a look at the potential investing thesis one could create around the Affordable Care Act's health insurance mandate provision. While many see this as a huge increase in the number of customers health-care companies will have -- which will present large new streams of revenue -- it may not be as simple as that. Brenton gives several examples of potential situations under the new law that investors may not have considered.

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