Archive for January, 2010

Healthcare Reform Update

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

As many of you are aware, the House and the Senate have each passed their own Healthcare Reform bills. Their next goal is to combine these two bills into one final bill that will pass.

Each bill includes many provisions, including what entity will regulate insurers, what type of sanctions may be imposed, what requirements employers will face, what minimum benefits health plans must include, and individual coverage mandates.  Below is a brief review of some of the more employer-related aspects of the two bills and how they compare.  This is by far not a comprehensive summary, just bullet points to cover some areas of interest.