Health Care Reform Tools
Health Care Reform Podcasts
While federal health care regulations constantly evolve, Cigna is committed to provide clear and timely education and insights for employers, brokers and anyone else interested in learning more. Each audio podcast features useful information and benefit planning considerations in a brief and concise format.
Things to Know for 2017
Tune in to hear the latest on what the new Administration and Congress could mean to the future of health care, and a refresher on current Affordable Care Act requirements you should still be thinking about in 2017.
Hear expert insights on Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, also known as the "Nondiscrimination" rule.
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity
Discussion on key Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity requirements and what you need to know to stay compliant.
Overview of out-of-pocket maximums and the embedded individual out-of-pocket requirement.
40% Excise Tax
Hear the latest developments and benefit strategy considerations about the 40% Excise Tax, also known as the "Cadillac Tax."
Discussion on the multitude of regulations that impact wellness programs and incentives.
Open enrollment checklist
Our checklist will help you with open enrollment and keep you on track with health care reform requirements.
Download the 2017 health care reform checklist
Download the 2016 health care reform checklist
Reform topics are complex. While many provisions have already been implemented, several have been amended and continue to change. Our fact sheets provide an overview of each reform topic and its current rules and requirements. Browse our health care reform library.
More on Reform
EMPLOYER MANDATE IN REFORM
Businesses must offer affordable medical insurance that provides “minimum value” to employees and their dependents.
Public Marketplaces/ Exchanges
Marketplaces are the government run online shopping hubs for health insurance, available in every state.
INDIVIDUAL MANDATE IN REFORM
Under the health care reform law, all people must have minimum essential coverage beginning January 1, 2014.
New rules take effect each year. Keep up to date with our interactive tool.
Common questions, common answers. Our FAQs simplify the legal lingo.
Get a snapshot of your annual employer responsibilities and compliance deadlines.