The HR Specialist

The Affordable Care Act Health Care Reform Law

03/29/2010

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law a landmark health care reform bill, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. It ushers in major changes in the way employers provide and pay for health insurance for their employees. This page provides links to information and training on the new law:

THE LAW

SUPREME COURT'S DECISION upholding the Affordable Care Act

ACA COMPLIANCE: 2014

ACA COMPLIANCE: 2013

ACA COMPLIANCE: 2012

EARLIER ACA COMPLIANCE

TRAINING

  • Health Care Reform: Employers’ Legal Update. What should you be doing NOW to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? How can you keep costs to a minimum? With the employer mandate looming, what are your options — and should your organization “pay or play”? In this essential webinar, benefits experts Richard Paul and Matthew Schenck explain how to comply with the ACA's complex requirements.

GUIDANCE

  • The IRS has begun publishing regulations and guidance on various aspects of the new law, including the tax status of dependent health coverage and the tax credits designed to encourage small employers to offer coverage. The IRS also released a worksheet to see if your organization would be eligible for the credits.

PRIMER

MODEL EMPLOYEE NOTICE LANGUAGE (from the U.S. Department of Labor)



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