Health care reform has brought sweeping changes to all participants in the American system of health care, including health care providers, insurers, benefit plan sponsors, health care consumers and others. Despite extensive media coverage (or perhaps because of it), there is widespread confusion about what the law might mean for you, as an employer or health care consumer. And the law itself is extremely complex.

Here, you’ll find a collection of resources to help you understand the intent of the law, as well as a running record of updates that are most pertinent to our clientele. As always, the best resource we can provide is the knowledge of our staff. Please contact us to find out more specifically how the law applies to you or your company.

About the Law

The Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress and then signed into law by the President on March 23, 2010. On June 28, 2012 the Supreme Court rendered a final decision to uphold the health care law.

What Health Care Reform Means to You

Summary of the Law

Text of the Law

ACA Timeline

  • Departments Release Final Regulations on the 90-day Waiting Period

    On Feb. 20, 2014, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury released final regula­tions on the Affordable Care Act’s 90-day waiting period limit. These regula­tions generally finalize provi­sions in proposed regula­tions […]

  • Health Care Reform: What Does it Mean for You?

    Health Care Reform is up and running. This brief document explains how groups such as employees of large companies, children with pre-existing condi­tions and the elderly will be affected by the health care reform legis­lation. […]

  • Employer Mandate Delayed until 2015

    The U.S. government has announced that the employer mandate, one of the most significant portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), will not be enforced until 2015. Under the provision, companies with 50 or more full-time employees […]

  • Notice of Exchanges

    Covered California California was the first state to create a health benefit exchange following the passage of federal health care law. Covered California is charged with creating a new insurance market­place in which individuals and […]

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