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Health Insurance Reform Information Center


The Health Insurance Reform Information Center contains links, updates and other helpful information on health insurance reform and its effect on Alabama. This is where stakeholders can find current information on meetings and other information regarding Exchange Planning and Rate Review and Approval efforts.

View key provisions of the bill.

Learn about small business tax credits.

Want more information? Visit www.healthcare.gov to find out more about dependent care coverage, children's pre-existing conditions and more!

Governor Bentley Announces Alabama Will Not Set Up State Insurance Exchange

Essential Health Benefits

Final CCIIO EHB Benchmark Plan Benefits  2/20/2013

Federal Register EHB Final Rule 2-23-13

EHB Bulletin CMS 12-16-11

BCBSAL 320 Plan summary

BCBSAL 320 Plan policy

Governor's Office EHB Press Release - 10/01/2012

Affordable Care Act: Insurance-Related Provisions

Health Reform Provisions
Glossary for Health Care
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

ACA Public Rate Filings

Search ACA Public Rate Filings

Helpful links of interest

Health Insurance Marketplace
marketplace.cms.gov
A federal information resource center for health marketplace information.

HealthCare.gov
www.HealthCare.gov
A federal information source managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services that provides information about preventive services, tools to assess the quality of care, and information about available insurance options.

The Center for Consumer Information & Insurance Oversight
cciio.cms.gov
An organization charged with helping implement many provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It oversees the implementation of the provisions related to private health insurance.

Kaiser Foundation Health Reform Source
Healthreform.kff.org
A non-partisan source of facts, information and analysis for policymakers, media, health care professionals and the public.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov
A comprehensive resource for health information.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners
www.naic.org/index_health_reform_section.htm
An organization of each state’s insurance commissioner which protects the public’s interest, promotes competitive markets, facilitates the fair and equitable treatment of insurance consumers and supports and improves state regulation of insurance.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Public Law 111-148 (Signed on March 23, 2010)

The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010
(Signed on March 30, 2010)

Putting Americans in Control of Their Health Care
The White House's online center for all things health reform.