Are you confused about how the new health care reform law really works?
Get Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Health Care Reform
The Kaiser Family Foundation provides answers to 25 of the most commonly asked questions about the new health care reform regulations. Learn the answers to questions like…
- How are small businesses affected by health reform?
- Will employers that don’t provide health benefits have to pay a penalty?
- What protections are there in the new health reform law for people with pre-existing conditions?
- How will the health reform law help people with their out-of-pocket expenses?
- What happens if a state does not implement the health reform law?
How and When Will the New Health Reform Law Be Implemented?
An easy-to-use, interactive implementation timeline is available online through the Kaiser Family Foundation. This health care reform implementation timeline is designed to explain how and when the different provisions of the health reform regulations will be implemented between 2010 and 2018.
You can easily customize the timeline by choosing the specific health reform topic areas you want more information on. Choose from topics such as Prescription Drugs, Prevention, Insurance, Long-Term Care and Medicare and see what will change in the coming years. For instance you can view the provisions that will impact ‘Employers’ and ‘Financing and Taxes’ for each year between 2010 and 2018.
Learn About the Benefits of Health Care Reform
Up to 4 million small businesses could be eligible for relief from high health insurance premiums and, according to the independent Congressional Budget Office, the tax credit will save small businesses $40 billion by 2019.