Health Care Reform Timeline
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as health care reform, was enacted in an effort to:
- Expand health care coverage;
- Control health care costs; and
- Improve how health care services are delivered.
The ACA significantly changes the landscape of health care in the US and has a number of requirements that apply to employer-sponsored group health plans. The following chart links to key resources on XpertHR and summarizes major provisions of health care reform. A more comprehensive list of resources can be found in Health Care Reform.