Feb 10

Health care reform timeline (outline) 2010-2020

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What changes lie ahead?
Starting in 2011:
Employers may report the value of health care benefits on employees? W2 tax statements (optional for 2011 tax year/mandatory thereafter).

2012:
Hospitals with high rates of preventable readmissions face reduced
Medicare payments.

2013:
Individuals making $200,000 a year or couples making $250,000
have a higher Medicare payroll tax.

2014:
Pre-existing condition exclusions are prohibited.
Medicaid and Medicare Reform:
Medicaid expanded to cover low-income individuals under age 65 up to 133% of the federal poverty level?about $28,300 for a family of four

2018:
?Cadillac tax? is imposed.

2016:

For a visual of the health care reform timeline, please visit the link below -

http://www.aetna.com/news/2010/hcr_timeline_7_10.pdf