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Navigating Health Reform

Blue Shield is here to help you navigate through the mass of information available about federal health reform so you can better understand the impact to you.

10 Key Topics You Should Know About Health Reform

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will fundamentally change California’s insurance market. Get to know some of the key topics and how they will affect you.

Health Reform Timing

Understand what’s changing when for federal and state health reform mandates through the Blue Shield’s Health Reform Timeline.

Tools and Resources


Explore stories and news facts to stay current with health reform.

Learn more about our history of support for health reform and how we’re improving the quality and value of health care.

Health Reform Implementation Timeline

The Affordable Care Act puts in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that will roll out for four years and beyond. Our Health Reform timeline will help you better understand health care reform and can be your guide to find out when various health care reform mandates go into effect.

View the Blue Shield Health Reform Timelime