Small Business Health Care

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Affordable Care Act or ACA) enacted comprehensive health insurance reforms designed to ensure Americans have access to quality, affordable health care.

Affordable Care Act 101 Webinars for Small Employers

SBA, the Department of Health Human and Services, and Small Business Majority have teamed up for a free webinar series where small employers can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for their organization and employees. Topics covered include the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit, the new Health Insurance Marketplace, and Employer Shared Responsibility and new employer reporting requirements. Webinar content will generally be the same each week. See below for registration links for 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016, 2 pm ET – Click here to register

Thursday, June 9, 2016, 2 pm ET – Click here to register

Thursday, June 23, 2016, 2 pm ET – Click here to register

Thursday, July 7, 2016, 2 pm ET – Click here to register

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 2 pm ET – Click here to register

English-language ACA 101 Webinars

To view an audio recording of the ACA 101 webinar,  click here.  You can download a copy of the presentation here .

Spanish-language ACA 101 Webinars

To view an audio recording of the ACA 101 webinar,  click here.  You can download a copy of the presentation here.

Self-employed and need health insurance? See if you qualify.

You can enroll in the Marketplace or change plans if you have certain life changes, or qualify for Medicaid or CHIP. Visit HealthCare.gov to learn more.

Small employer looking for health coverage?

Enrollment in the small employer Marketplace, known as SHOP, is year-round. Learn more about the SHOP Marketplace in your state by visiting HealthCare.gov. For questions about SHOP, call 1-800-706-7893 (TTY: 711) Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST.

Glossary of Key Health Care Reform Terms

For definitions of key health care reform terms, consult this glossary of key terms provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Law, Regulations, and Related Guidance

Read the full text of the Affordable Care Act or browse and download the law by section. Regulations and guidance are used to implement many of the Affordable Care Act provisions that address both private and public health insurance. Many of these can be found at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight.

The Internal Revenue Service is responsible for tax provisions of the Affordable Care Act that will be implemented during the next several years. You can find a list of provisions now in effect, with periodic updates, from the IRS.

Affordable Care Act Training Materials