Healthcare Reform Online Resources
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Tools for Employers
Small employer tax credit calculator - from the NFIB (National Federation of Independent Business). This calculator is easy to understand, and the page includes background information about the tax credit.
FTE calculator - provided by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. This straightforward tool calculates FTEs to help you determine whether you may be subject to a penalty, then (if applicable) provides a penalty estimate.
Tools for Individuals
Premium subsidy calculator - offered by UC Berkley Labor Center. This free, interactive tool lets users estimate their government assistance under the ACA.
Healthcare.gov - a federal government site managed by the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS)
Implementation Timeline - from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Penalties for Employers Not Offering Affordable Coverage Under the ACA - from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
U.S. Department of Labor
Requirement to Buy Coverage Under the ACA (for consumers) - from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Oregon: Oregon Insurance Division
Idaho: Idaho Department of Insurance
Washington: Washington Office of the Insurance Commissioner
Montana: Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance
While PacificSource cannot provide advise on tax issues related to the reform bills, the following resources from the IRS can help you find helpful information.
Internal Revenue Service
IRS notice describing the tax credits: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-10-44.pdf
IRS Web page with eligibility rules, questions and answers, and more: http://www.irs.gov/newsroom/article/0,,id=223666,00.html
Full Text of the Acts
The Library of Congress Thomas offers comprehensive legislative information, including bill summaries and status, as well as searchable full bill text:
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R.3590)
Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (H.R.4872)