health care reform iconHealth care reform updates

Health care reform has many components that will be evolving for the next few years.

As we receive more information and determine how these components affect FCHP and our clients, we will continue to provide the information you need.

What you need to know about national health care reform

Affordable Care Action checklist (pdf, December 2013)
A checklist for large and small employers to prepare for the demands of health care reform

Health Connector 1/1/14 deadline extensions (December 2013)
The Health Connector and MassHealth have initiated a number of “alternative pathways to coverage” in order to help people seeking coverage for a January 1, 2014 effective date. The Health Connector has also extended the most 12/23/2013 deadline for applicants to select a plan and make a payment.

Your guide to health care reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (pdf, August 2014)
A chart for brokers and clients of FCHP highlighing health care reform provisions, their impact and effective dates

ACA taxes and fees fact sheet (pdf, June 2013)
Several new taxes and fees are included in the Affordable Care Act that directly affect health plans and employers, and are likely to also affect health plan members. These taxes and fees are intended to compensate for some of the additional costs and marketplace changes imposed by the ACA.

Additional resources

Updated November 27, 2013