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Entries in Affordable Care Act (7)

Friday
Mar212014

New Reports on Health Care Reform Implementation

2014 is a pivot year for implementation of the Afforadable Care Act (ACA) across the nation. The following two reports provide updates on the implementation of pediatric dental benefits across the nation and Washington state's local exchange marketplace called Washington Healthplanfinder.

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Monday
Mar172014

March 31, 2014 is the deadline for obtaining individual medical coverage in 2014

The annual open enrollment period for obtaining individual medical coverage ends on March 31 for an April 1 start date. After March 31, you will not be able to apply for individual medical insurance inside or outside of the Exchange until November 15, 2014 for a January 1, 2015 start date. There are exceptions for being able to purchase coverage outside of the open enrollment period such as loss of coverage, births, adoptions, etc.  If you do not have medical coverage by the end of the enrollment period as required by the federal mandate, you will be subject to the financial penalty for lack of coverage.

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Friday
Mar072014

MISS THE LIVE ACA UPDATE WEBINAR? WATCH THE RECORDING!

 

Access the ACA Update Webinar recording on The Source here

Listen in as Matt French, Director of Insurance Services at the Washington Dentists' Insurance Agency (WDIA), and Bracken Killpack, Vice President of Government Affairs at WSDA,  discuss the changes in store for you as both a dental provider and small business owner under the Affordable Care Act. A Q&A session follows the presentation.

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Wednesday
Oct232013

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND YOU: THE IMPACT ON YOU

Click here to go to part three of this series on the Affordable Care Act.

This series is intended to be a thorough overview of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Washington state. 2014 will bring about several changes in health care; some of these changes will be uniform across the country, while others will be relatively unique to Washington state. WSDA hopes this document will help you navigate these changes and prepare you and your staff for what lies ahead. Throughout the series, there may be terms and phrases you are unfamiliar with — we invite you to bookmark the glossary we created to clarify terminology used.

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