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Insurance Market Reform

Access resources specifically focused on insurance market reform provisions in PPACA and related analysis.

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  • 04/19/2011

    The Labor Department released its survey to help HHS determine what is an "essential benefit" which will determine what insurers will have to cover in the state exchanges. The study mainly looked at large employer benefits.

  • 04/13/2011

    The Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report outlining alternatives to the ACA's individual mandate provision by incentivizing consumers to voluntarily purchase private health insurance.

  • 04/12/2011
    The Labor Department's Employee Benefits Security Administration posted guidance on grandfathered health plans under the ACA.
  • 04/08/2011

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates the Secretary of Labor to provide Congress with an annual report containing general information on self-insured employee health benefit plans and financial information regarding employers that sponsor such plans.

  • 03/31/2011

    The ACA requires that carriers covering large employers spend at least 85 percent of premiums paid on claims or quality improvements, and carriers covering small group and individual insurers spend 80 percent, or refund the difference to policyholders, beginning in 2012.