Health care reform updates

Health care reform has many components that will be evolving for the next few years.

As we receive more information and determine how these components affect FCHP, our clients and you—our providers—we will continue to provide the information you need.  

News about ACA for providers

Important Updates from Health Connector and MassHealth: Commonwealth Care, temporary coverage, Commonwealth Choice member transition, and Health Connector payments

Updated February 20, 2014
On February 13th, the Health Connector announced new steps in the Commonwealth's effort to preserve coverage for people with health insurance through the Health Connector. People covered by the Commonwealth Care extension program or who were previously Medical Security Plan members will have access to their coverage through at least June 30, 2014. Previously the Commonwealth Care extension ran until March 31.
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Making health care costs transparent

Updated September 30, 2013
As part of Massachusetts legislation, Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012, health plans will be required to offer its members a way to get cost estimates for a health care service, procedure or admission.
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Health care reform provisions

Information that we have shared with our broker and employer audiences

Your guide to health care reform and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
(pdf, August 2013)
A chart for brokers and clients of FCHP highlighing health care reform provisions, their impact and effective dates

Additional resources

Updated August 16, 2013

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