Grandfathered Plans under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Publication Date: December 2010
Publisher(s): Families USA
Author(s): Families USA
Keywords: grandfathered plan; health reform
Coverage: United States
The brief discusses health plans that existed on the date that health reform was enacted and are therefore exempt from some provisions of the law. It explains the requirements health plans must meet to maintain grandfathered status and outlines which protections in the health reform law apply to such plans and which do not.