Health Care Reform
In 2010, Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This is often referred to as “health care reform” or “Obamacare”. The intent of PPACA is to ensure all Americans have access to affordable healthcare. Although it was passed in March of 2010, conditions of the law are taking effect over the course of many years, with the biggest changes being put in to place on January 1, 2014.
As a farmer or someone in the agriculture industry, you may be wondering how all of this will affect you, your family, your farm, and your employees.
We understand how complicated and confusing all of this is and want to ensure you are as prepared as possible. ASA will be providing information on this site as an introduction to the changes that will be occurring due to health care reform. We will be providing more detail on these topics over the course of the next few months.
Frequently asked Questions
Click on this link to get a basic overview of questions you may have heading in to 2014.
Click on this link to view a timeline of important dates and events that have occurred and are scheduled in the future.