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Key Affordable Care Act Dates and Facts About Health Exchanges

White Paper Published By: Aflac
Aflac
Published:  Feb 15, 2013
Type:  White Paper
Length:  17 pages

Rising costs, along with an increasingly complex health care system, make it even more important for businesses to have a clear understanding of their health care benefits and strategy. Health Care Essentials will help you understand the 3 essential questions every businessmust ask in 2013, 5 key health care reform dates, and 7 essential facts about health care exchanges.
 
On March 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPACA), commonly known as health care reform, was officially signed into law. Since that time, health care reform and its impact on businesses and individuals continues to evolve. With the clock ticking down to the implementation date of January 2014, it is imperative businesses understand how they will be affected and are prepared to make strategic health care decisions.

Health care concerns are not new. In fact, health care spending has exceeded U.S. economic growth in every recent decade. Rising costs, along with an increasingly complex health care system, make it even more important for businesses and individuals to have a clear understanding oftheir health care benefits, to make smart benefits choices, and to wisely manage their health care dollars. 



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health care reform, employer-sponsored health insurance, benefits, workforce, affordable care act, aca, ppaca, obama care