Choose from the timelines below to understand when and how national health care reform provisions will be implemented over the years to come.
Timelines for individuals with plans purchased directly from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Small Group Market
Timelines for employer groups with 1-50 covered employees
Large Group Market
Timelines for employer groups with 51 or more covered employees
This information is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Please consult your legal counsel regarding your specific situation.
Please note that this content is only intended to describe national health care reform requirements under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). It does not address Massachusetts law requirements or the potential impact of Massachusetts law on federal PPACA requirements.
For purposes of PPACA implementation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts assumes the plan year is the policy year, unless an account notifies us otherwise.