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Health Reform Updates and Information

Every day, new information related to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and health reform is printed in newspapers, broadcast in the news, reported on by academics and opined about by many in the public spotlight.  New legislation and implementing regulations are being introduced at the same time by states and the federal government.  It is impossible for the majority of us to keep up with this onslaught of information.

SDHCC will post critical updates and information in this section, with an emphasis on objective and unbiased information, current controversies, key new legislation and regulations, new data of note and research results.

At a Glance

At a Glance

This section presents information in the following areas:

Recent News and Updates

Recent News and Updates

06/28/12:  Today, the Supreme Court of the United States Upheld the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

05/09/12: Health Care Costs: A Primer - By Kaiser Family Foundation

04/2012:  Patient Cost Sharing Under the ACA

03/12/12: HHS Issues Final Rule on State Health Insurance Exchanges

02/09/12:  HHS Unveils Requirements For Consumer Insurance Labels

01/09/12:  The Supreme Court, The Individual Mandate, And Eating Your Broccoli

01/06/12: Department of Justice will file its first brief to the Supreme Court today.

January 2012:  The 2011 California Employer Health Benefits Survey from the California Healthcare Foundation

12/14/11: High Deductible Health Plans on the Rise

Legislation and Regulations

Legislation and Regulations

2012 Governor’s Budget Proposal – highlights of proposed changes to health care

Link to federal regulations related to the Affordable Care Act

Other Resources

Other Resources

Federal Health Reform site

Health Access California

Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight

Health Law Guide for Business

Insuring the Uninsured Project

Small Business Majority

State Health Reform site