Implementing New Private Health Insurance Market Rules

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This brief examines the three proposed federal regulations that detail how the ACA’s rules will operate in private insurance market reforms, essential health benefits and actuarial value, and wellness programs offered or required by employers under group health plans. These regulations deal with aspects of the ACA intended to promote broader risk pooling, prohibit discrimination based on health status, enhance insurance market efficiency and affordability, promote wellness, and improve consumer protections. 

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Date: Jan 2013
Author: Kaiser Family Foundation