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Health care reform series

Fast Facts: Employer reporting mandate

Updated January 2018

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A quick guide to the two types of reporting requirements, who’s responsible for reporting and when they need to be completed.

Employer reporting 6055 and 6056 ACA requirements

Updated January 2018

Special enrollment period

Posted May 2015

Routine preventive benefits

Updated January 2018

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Learn the ACA’s guidelines for routine preventive services and the clinician committees that helped influence the final rules.

90-day waiting period

Updated January 2018

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Final regulations for waiting periods were released on Feb. 24, 2014. Get a summary of the final rules.

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Small business guide

Updated January 2017

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Overview of what’s changing with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for small groups.

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Adjusted community rating for small groups

Updated January 2017

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Health care reform brings a new rating system to determine premiums for members of small groups buying insurance in and outside the public “marketplace” or exchange. Learn how adjusted community rating affects you.

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Minimum essential coverage

Updated January 2018

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Minimum Essential Coverage relates to the individual shared responsibility penalty under the Affordable Care Act. So what do employers need to know about it?

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Essential health benefits

Updated January 2018

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Learn the 10 benefits categories for Essential Health Benefits, as well as cost-sharing and out-of-pocket limits.

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Employer shared responsibility

Updated January 2018

Pediatric dental for small groups

Updated December 2017

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Pediatric dental is one of the 10 Essential Health Benefits (EHBs) the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires all individual and small group medical plans to cover. Learn the difference between rules for pediatric dental purchases on versus off the exchange.