Retiree Health Care

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) included several provisions that affect employer-sponsored health care coverage for retirees.

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  • Successful Support of Early Retiree Health Coverage, CMS, 1/1/2014 Summary of the Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) designed to help employers and other sponsors of employment-based health plans continue to provide coverage for early retirees until 2014, the initial year under the ACA in which insurance companies may no longer deny coverage based on pre-existing conditions, or charge more based on an individual’s health status.

  • Early Retiree Reinsurance Program, CMS, HHS, 4/23/2013 Notice of termination dates for operational processes in preparation for the January 1, 2014 ERRP sunset date