ADDITIONAL HEALTH CARE REFORM INFORMATION

For more information about health care reform, please visit the links below:

HEALTH CARE REFORM LEGISLATION

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

The original healthcare reform bill enacted 3/23/2010.

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h3590enr.txt.pdf

Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA)

The reconciliation bill amending the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) enacted 3/30/2010.

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h4872enr.txt.pdf

PPACA Consolidation Bill

Reflecting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA).

http://www.ncsl.org/documents/health/ppaca-consolidated.pdf

TRICARE Affirmation Act

Making a technical correction to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) for TRICARE, enacted 4/26/2010.

http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h4887enr.txt.pdf

Public Health Service Act compiled by the Committee on Energy and Commerce through January 1, 2005

http://energycommerce.house.gov/images/stories/Documents/PDF/publications/109_health.pdf 

 

REGULATORY GUIDANCE

Interim Final Rules for Grandfathered Plans:

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-14488.pdf

 

Dependent Coverage

IRS Notice 2010-38 (4/27/2010). Internal Revenue Service guidance on tax treatment of coverage of adult children under age 27.

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-10-38.pdf

 

Dependent Coverage

Interim Final Rules of the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor and Department of Health and Human Services implementing requirements for group health plans (5/13/2010).

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-11391.pdf

Dependent Coverage

Proposed Internal Revenue Service regulations cross-referencing interim final rules (5/13/2010).

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-11393.pdf

Dependent Coverage

Department of Labor FAQs regarding adult dependent coverage.

http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/faq-dependentcoverage.html

Dependent Coverage

Department of Labor News Release calling on employers to make adult dependent coverage available immediately.

http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/newsroom/2010/ebsa051110.html

Department of Labor FAQs addressing interaction of health care reform and COBRA

http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/faqs/faq-PPACA.html

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program

Interim Regulations of Department of Health and Human Services establishing early retiree reinsurance program (5/5/2010).

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-10658.pdf

Early Retiree Reinsurance Program

White House Fact Sheet on Early Retiree Reinsurance Program.

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/reinsurance_early_retirees_fact_sheet.pdf

Health Care Reform Insurance Portal Requirements

Department of Health and Human Services interim final rule (5/5/2010).

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-10504.pdf

IRS Notice 2010-44 (5/17/2010)

Internal Revenue Service guidance on determining eligibility for and amount of tax credit for small employers that provide health insurance coverage to employees.

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-10-44.pdf

RFI that Applies to Insured Plans Relating to Premiums (4/14/2010)

http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2010/pdf/2010-8599.pdf

Small Employer Premium Tax Credit

Internal Revenue Service Rev. Rul. 2010-13 (5/4/2010). Establishing average premiums for purposes of small employer premium tax credit.

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/rr-10-13.pdf

Small Employer Premium Tax Credit

Internal Revenue Service Small Employer Tax Credit FAQs

http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=220839,00.html

Small Employer Premium Tax Credit

Internal Revenue Service news release on Small Employer Tax Credit.

http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=220848,00.html

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