On this page we will provide our members resources to understand the federal health care reform signed into law by President Obama in March 2010. We will provide summaries of the bill's provisions and impacts, both quick overviews and more lengthy analysis. We will also provide timelines for the bill's implementation.The goal is to help you explain the bill and changes to your constituents. We also want to provide insight into the decision points facing state governments as the bill's implementation rolls out.
"Health Care Reform: Six Ways It Will Affect States," Kate Tormey and Debra Miller. Excerpted from 2010 CSG Book of the States. This is a 7 page summary of the major components of the federal health reform legislation and includes timelines for immediate changes in 2010 and changes in 2011-2020.