California Health Insurance Reform Update: March 2012
There’s been a lot of talk about health insurance reform during the last few years. Passage of the Federal reform legislation in March 2010 accelerated the discussion – and confusion. To help make sense of the new law and to help people navigate the ever-changing landscape of health insurance, we’ve made a list of the most important items that individuals and small businesses in California should know about the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act, signed March 23, 2010 and the Health Care & Education Affordability Reconciliation Act, signed into law March 30, 2010. Collectively the new law is referred to as “PPACA.”
The health insurance companies are complying with the new law. There is nothing specifically that a small business owner or individual with his/her own health insurance needs to do as of March 2012 to comply with the new law.