Affordable Care Act Summary

Comprehensive ACA legislation was enacted in March 2010. We know it’s challenging for employers to understand the new requirements, figure out how to comply, and keep up with the changing rules. This section provides a summary of key provisions impacting employer-sponsored health plans.

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Plan Design Mandates

Mandates that dictate eligibility and health plan design.

Health FSA HRA HSA Provisions


Tax rules affecting the various savings accounts.

Administrative Requirements


New reporting, notice, and enrollment obligations.

Plan Sponsorship Provisions


Provisions impacting an employer’s role as a plan sponsor.


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The law is still developing as federal agencies publish additional guidance – return to this page regularly for updates or customers and members of our association partners may sign up here for our VIP Notification Service.

American Fidelity Assurance Company does not provide tax or legal advice.


Next Steps

Health Care Reform Timeline

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