Some of the mandates have already been implemented and, as of January 1, 2014, additional adjustments will be required as the law goes into effect. This is a work in progress and changes are being made to the law almost daily. In order to help you to better understand your rights and responsibilities under the law, we offer the following site which is managed by our corporate partner, Assured Partners, which represents over 60 agencies across the United States. Please go to http://assuredaca.com/2014/10/24/826/.
At first, everyone was asking the question “will this actually happen and is it constitutional”. In June, 2012, the Supreme Court announced its decision to uphold this law. It was determined that the individual mandate was to be considered a tax. Therefore, Congress acted within its constitutional authority to propose and enact the law.
Please note that you can get additional information and updates on the Affordable Care Act by going to the following website: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/healthreform.