Archive for Day: April 1, 2010


Health Insurance Reform Immediate Actions

While the majority of health insurance reform provisions go into effect in 2014, there are a number of provisions that take effect in 2010. Here’s an overview of the provisions that become effective this year: Immediately at enactment Grandfathering – Plans and individuals that “renew” their coverage are exempt from […]


Health Insurance Overhaul Sued

On March 23,  thirteen states (Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Washington) filed one lawsuit in the U.S. Court system for the Northern District of Florida challenging the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This came minutes after President Barack Obama […]


The Week in Health Insurance Reform

House Democrats passed their landmark health care overhaul, the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” (PPACA) on a party-line 219-212 vote late on March 21.  A little more than a day following, on March 23, President Obama signed the legislation into law at a White House ceremony. Additionally, the House […]