On March 30, 2010 President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), which will extend health coverage to an additional 32 million Americans. The ACA expands Medicaid, reforms the individual and small group insurance markets, and provides subsidies for middle income households to purchase coverage on Affordable Health Insurance Exchanges. The law also contains many provisions that will impact employers and employer-sponsored plans.
The National Business Group on Health developed the Health Reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) Implementation and Communications Toolkit to assist our members with understanding the key employer provisions, complying with the regulatory implementation, and communicating with employees, retirees, and senior executives.
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ACA Boot Camp, A National Business Group on Health® Webinar Series (8/24/2016)
ACA Key Plan Effective Dates for 2013-2018 (updated 8/21/2015)
Timeline of Key Employer Provisions (updated 9/19/13)
Timeline of Medicare and Medicaid Health Care Payment, Quality and Delivery Reforms
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Communicating with Your HR Department (updated 2/16/17)
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Communicating with C-Suite (updated 4/25/14)
Chart of Key ACA Provisions (updated 9/17/2013)
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Frequently Asked Questions (updated 2/16/17)
Individual Mandate Q&s;As (Updated 11/8/13)
Exchange Operations, Coverage, and Subsidies
HR Slides — Health Insurance Exchanges (Updated 2/17/17)
HR Slides — Essential Health Benefits (Updated 3/17/15)
Exchange Q&As (Updated 2/6/14)
Essential Health Benefits Q&As (Updated 01/13/15)
Premium Tax Credit Q&As
Multi-State Plans on Exchanges
Employer Shared Responsibility Payments (see above)
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