ACA Educational Series

Blue Shield of California has supported health care reform since 2002 and we believe in providing affordable coverage to everyone. Learn more about key provisions of the Affordable Care Act below, and download useful tools to educate you and your employees on health reform.

Blue Shield's Affordable Care Act Educational Series keeps you up-to-date on the latest health reform provisions. The fact sheets are regularly updated and new ones are often posted. So bookmark this page and stay connected!

Important topics for small businesses
Rate Volatility What is rate volatility, what does it mean to employers and employees and what's next?
Small Group Tax Credit An overview of what tax credits are available to small business, how it works and who qualifies.
Covered California California's health insurance marketplace for small businesses.
Metal Levels The plans' metal levels, which indicates their actuarial value to the consumer.
Essential Health Benefits Benefits required in every plan.
Health Insurer Taxes What's new in 2014 and what it will mean for you.
Small businesses and the ACA 10 things every small business should know about the ACA.
Affordable Care Act Timeline What's happened up until now.

If you have any questions, please contact your Blue Shield representative.


Health Care Reform for Individuals

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Our Involvement in Health Care Reform

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