What You Need to Know

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There's a lot to learn about the Affordable Care Act - here's a good place to start: key dates, steps to prepare, definitions.


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Stay up to date on the latest healthcare news, webinars and videos, and sign up for alerts.


How the Law Affects You


Calculate your FTEs to determine your responsibilities as a small or large employer.


Learn About the Marketplace

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Learn more about the exchange, shop for health insurance plans and access financial assistance.

Key Dates:

April 30, 2014 - (Extended) Open enrollment for 2014 coverage closes.
January 1, 2015 - Mandate applies for employers with 100 or more FTEs
January 1, 2016 - Mandate applies for employers with 50-99 FTEs


Small Employer FAQ
Large Employer FAQ
Employee FAQ

Latest Headlines:

Is 30 hours full-time? House votes to repeal definition
April 3, 2014 - The Business Journals
Some businesses can claim health insurance credit
March 28, 2014 - Statesman Journal
New path to healthcare tax credit for small employers
March 26, 2014 - Cover Oregon
Oregonians given one-month grace period to apply for health insurance
March 26, 2014 - Portland Business Journal
IRS releases final ACA reporting rules for employers
March 5, 2014 - US Dept. of the Treasury
Breakdown of the final rules on employer mandate
February 19, 2014 - Washington Council Ernst & Young