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General Info:
www.ultimatebenefitsllc.com
www.ultimatebenefitsllc.info
http://www.nahu.org
www.njahu.org
www.healthcare.gov
www.state.nj.us/dobi/division_insurance/ihcseh/index.html
www.dol.gov/elaws/ebsa/health/employer/index.asp

Transparency Resources:

Healthcare Price Transparency: Policy Approaches and Estimated Impacts on Spending – West Health Policy Center (May 2014)
http://www.westhealth.org/sites/default/files/Price%20Transparency%20Policy%20Analysis%20FINAL%205-2-14.pdf

Save $36 Billion in U.S. Healthcare Spending Through Price Transparency – Thomson Reuters (February 2012)
http://64.64.16.103/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/thomsonreuters_savings_from_price_transparency.pdf

Tips to Encourage Employee Use of Plan Cost Tools on Plan Website(s) – Pacific Business Group on Health
http://www.pbgh.org/storage/documents/PBGH_TipSheet_02.pdf

Getting Accurate Price Estimates From Price Transparency Tools – Catalyst for Payment Reform & Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc. (February, 2015)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/Accuracy.pdf

Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws – Catalyst for Payment Reform & Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc. (March, 2014)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/documents/2014Report.pdf

2014 Comprehensive Specifications for the Evaluation of Price Transparency Tools – Catalyst for Payment Reform (Updated January, 2014)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/documents/2014CPRSpecifications.pdf

Price Transparency RFP – Catalyst for Payment Reform – (Fall 2013)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/documents/Model%20RFP%20for%20Price%20Transparency%20Tools%20for%20Purchasers.docx

The State of the Art of Price Transparency Tools and Solutions – Catalyst for Payment Reform (November, 2013)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/documents/stateoftheart.pdf

Report Card on State Price Transparency Laws – Catalyst for Payment Reform & Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, Inc. (March, 2013)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/documents/reportcard.pdf

Catalyst for Payment Reform Purchasers' Statement on Price and Quality Transparency in Health Care – Catalyst for Payment Reform (November, 2012)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/2013-03-03-05-08-38/2013-03-03-06-20-41/price-transparency/statement-on-price-transparency

Comprehensive Specifications for the Evaluation of Transparency Tools – Catalyst for Payment Reform (November, 2012) http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/documents/Price_Transparency_Specifications.pdf

Action Brief on Price Transparency – Catalyst for Payment Reform (November, 2012)
http://www.catalyzepaymentreform.org/images/documents/CPR_Action_Brief_Price_Transparency.pdf

Individual Mandate/Coverage:
http://www.irs.gov/uac/Questions-and-Answers-on-the-Individual-Shared-Responsibility-Provision
http://benefitblog.com/2012/health-reform-questions-premium-tax-credits-cost-sharing-subsidies/
http://kff.org/interactive/subsidy-calculator/

Employer Notification Requirements: http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/newsroom/tr13-02.html

Small Employer Tax Credit: http://www.irs.gov/uac/Small-Business-Health-Care-Tax-Credit-for-Small-Employers

PPACA Tax Impact Overview: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/benefitmall/ppaca_taxoverview/

Checklist: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/benefitmall/2013ppaca_checklist/

DISCLAIMER: Since much of this info is work-in-progress, the reader should consult their professional advisor to validate the info!