Full Steam Ahead: Implementation Opportunities and Challenges for Employers and Consumers

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HCERA) made a series of changes that will significantly affect the way employers provide health coverage to their employees, and transform many of the choices and protections consumers have in the marketplace.

This briefing, cosponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,explored some of the the major provisions that relate to these changes. Among them: What impact, if any, will the individual and employer mandates, minimum benefits requirements and allowing young adults on their parents’ health plans until age 26 have on cost and coverage? What are the implications of the 1099 reporting requirement? How can consumers access their benefits and rights under the new reform law? Employer health plans: To grandfather or not grandfather?

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Speaker Presentations

Stephen Finan (PowerPoint)
Terry Gardiner (PowerPoint)
Janet Trautwein (PowerPoint)
Steven Wojcik (PowerPoint)