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Federal Health Coverage Law - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
 
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) makes far-reaching changes in the financing and delivery of health coverage in the United States.  HR 3590 was signed by the President on Tuesday, March 23, 2010.  A reconciliation bill, HR 4872, was signed by the President on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. Read the full text of the law here.

For more information on how PPACA may affect you, visit our Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Department.

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Commissioner's Corner
"Essential Health Benefits Bulletin"
January 2012, Letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
"Rate Increase Disclosure and Review Comments"
February 2011, Letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
"Interim Final Regulations on Health Insurance Issuers Implementing Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"
January 2011, Letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
"Grandfathered Health Plans Under PPACA"
July 2010, Letter to Department of Health and Human Services
"The High Cost of Being Ahead of the Healthcare Curve"
June 2010, National Underwriter Life & Health
"Medical Loss Ratios Under Section 2718 of the Public Health Services Act"
May 2010, Letter to National Association of Insurance Commissioners
 
Other Resources
Small Employers and the Federal Affordable Care Act
Healthcare.gov
Health and Human Services (HHS)
The White House - Health Reform in Action
 
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