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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as amended by the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act (together the Act or ACA), was signed into law by President Obama in March 2010.
Federal Health Care Reform OverviewThe Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act includes the most sweeping changes to the health care laws in generations. More »
Health Care Reform 2010 ChangesFor 2010, you should have determined two things related to Health Care Reform. More »
Health Care Reform 2011 ChangesAreas of focus for Health Care Reform in 2011 included the following.
Health Care Reform 2012 ChangesFor Health Care Reform changes in 2012, you should focus on Form W-2 reporting, benefit summaries, and the comparitive effectiveness fee. More »
Healthcare Reform 2013 ChangesIn 2013, you should focus on: the disallowance of the deduction for retiree prescription drug costs to the extent that you receive a federal retiree drug subsidy, and the new health FSA salary reduction contribution limits. More »
Healthcare Reform 2014 ChangesChanges taking effect in 2014 include: mandates applicable to grandfathered and non-grandfathered plans, availability of health insurance exchanges to small employers and individuals, individual coverage mandate, employer play or pay mandate. More »
Healthcare Reform 2018 ChangesStarting in 2018, a 40 percent excise tax — referred to by some as the Cadillac Tax — will apply to the aggregate value of employer-sponsored health plan coverage that exceeds $10,200 for self-only coverage and $27,500 for family coverage. More »
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