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2013-2014 ACA Implementation Highlights

Overview

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a fundamental and comprehensive set of reforms aimed at extending health insurance coverage and making it affordable to almost all Americans. The ACA is designed to be implemented over a number of years, and since the law was signed on March 23, 2010, many provisions have been implemented. Some of the key provisions of the ACA already in effect include:

Key Provisions Being Implemented in 2013

Two specific provisions that impact employers and brokers are as follows:

Key Provisions Being Implemented in 2014

2014 will see a number of key provisions implemented as part of the Affordable Care Act, including:

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