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Redwood Empire Health Reform Resource Center












With the passage of the Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) and implementation of Covered California (California Health Exchange), we determined that a Resource Center for our clients and both Chamber individuals and businesses was desirable and timely. In going over the below material, please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions or concerns.

The Law

The Federal Government passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (H.R. 3590), which was signed into law on March 23, 2010. Beyond that, a Reconciliation Bill (the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act) has subsequently been passed and signed by the President.

Below is the text for the Patient Protection Act, along with the Reconciliation Bill and an amendment to that bill:



Individuals and Families


Employer Resources 


Small Business Health Care Tax Credit


Carrier Resources on Health Care Reform

Model Notices & Compliance


Additional Resources