Health: Essential Health Benefits


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Council Materials

For legislative items — source documents and council materials — released prior to enactment of PPACA on March 23, 2010, please go to the PPACA Archive Page.

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Official Source Documents

February 20, 2013 — FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part XII: Limitations on Cost-Sharing, Coverage of Preventive Services

February 20, 2013 — Final Regulations on Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value and Accreditation

November 26, 2012 — Proposed Regulations on Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits, Actuarial Value and Accreditation

November 20, 2012 — Proposed Regulations Addressing Essential Health Benefits

November 20, 2012 — Fact Sheet on Proposed Regulations Addressing Essential Health Benefits

July 3, 2012 — CMS/CCIIO Document, Essential Health Benefits: The Largest Three Small Group Products by State

February 17, 2012 — HHS Guidance: Frequently Asked Questions on Essential Health Benefits Bulletin

December 16, 2011 — CMS/CCIIO Essential Health Benefits Bulletin

November 17, 2011 — DOL FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part VII and Mental Health Parity Implementation

October 7, 2011 — IOM Report Brief on Essential Health Benefits under PPACA

October 7, 2011 — IOM Criteria for Essential Health Benefits under PPACA

April 1, 2011 — FAQs on PPACA Implementation Part VI

December 22, 2010 — DOL FAQs About Affordable Care Act Implementation Part V and Mental Health Parity Implementation

November 1, 2010 — FAQs about the Affordable Care Act Implementation Part IV

October 18, 2010 — FAQS about the Affordable Care Act Implementation Part III

October 8, 2010 — FAQS about the Affordable Care Act Implementation Part II

September 20, 2010 — FAQS about the Affordable Care Act Implementation Part I

Official Source Documents
Council Materials

Condition Critical: Ten Prescriptions for Reforming Health Care Quality, Cost and Coverage

Health Care Reform (PPACA)