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Healthcare Reform

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) became effective in 2010. The law included an expansion of Medicaid eligibility, subsidies of insurance premiums for lower-income people, a ban on denial of coverage and denial of claims based on pre-existing conditions, and the establishment of health insurance exchanges. The full program was scheduled to be phased in by 2014.

HR pros were relieved when Obamacare replacement bill got pulled

Everybody knows that the GOP’s attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare came to a rather ignominious end. But how did the HR community feel about that outcome?  

ACA repeal bill nixed: What’s next for healthcare reform, employers?

The Republican’s best attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to date has been axed. Where does that leave employers, and what can they expect next? 

GOP health reform bill clears first two hurdles: What’s next?

Republicans just moved one step closer to fulfilling their promises to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). How much further do they have to go? 

Would ACA reporting requirements disappear with repeal?

Here’s what a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would mean for a big administrative headache imposed on employers by the healthcare reform law. 

GOP healthcare reform bill: Essential guide for employers

Republicans’ legislative proposal to “repeal and replace” Obamacare has arrived, and employers now have an idea what a future without the Affordable Care Act (ACA) might look like. 

ACA replacement proposal leaked: Some of the finer points for HR

A draft of the Republicans’ Affordable Care Act (ACA) replacement bill that was leaked to the public is likely to look a lot different when it’s finalized. Still, it gives employers a good indication of how Republicans will start to deliver on their promises to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. 

Full ACA repeal and replacement could take how long? Republican senator gives clues

Few Republicans have put a time frame on how long it could take to completely repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – but one just did. 

Does new IRS action spell doom for ACA employer mandate?

Employers who could be subject to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate penalties should be very interested in the latest move by the IRS. 

Employees desperately need more information on health plans, study says

As an increasing number of employees are being asked to make smarter healthcare spending decisions, communication is more important than ever. Unfortunately, it looks like many firms have a lot of room for improvement.  

Where exactly are we in the ACA repeal process?

President Trump, along with other Republican lawmakers, have promised to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But it hasn’t happened yet. Here’s why, as well as a timeline for what’s to come.