BNA INSIGHTS: Health Reform Provisions of Interest to Employers

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Kurt Lawson of Hogan & Hartson LLP, Washington, D.C., offers a detailed rundown of provisions of greatest interest to employers in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, which made significant substantive changes to PPACA. Lawson looks at insurance reforms under the new laws, including immediate actions to expand coverage and changes coming in 2014, the required creation of exchanges through which individuals and employers may purchase coverage under qualified health plans, coverage mandates affecting individuals and employers, and revenue provisions included in the measures.