On November 8, 2016, the future of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) became more uncertain. Republicans
A number of Congressional committees have held hearings recently on health policy issues.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, in addition to extending health care to millions of Americans who currently are uninsured and introducing sweeping changes into the nation’s health care delivery system, contains many provisions that will directly impact nearly all U.S. employers.
Even enforcement officials at the U.S. Department of Labor are surprised.
A primary concern for consumers is that without an employer or union (and their hired benefits consultants) to negotiate benefits and rates, it is difficult to know whether the scope of coverage offered and the premium charged for an individual insurance plan are appropriate.