ACHA Guidelines Document:
US Department of Health & Human Services
Kaiser Family Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Resources on Affordable Care Act and Student Health Insurance
PLEASE NOTE: The American College Health Association (ACHA) is not positioned to provide advice nor address questions about student health insurance coverage offered by a specific institution of higher education. Instead, such questions should be directed to institutional officials.
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (HR 3590 became public law no: 111-148)
Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HR 4872 became public law no: 111-152) – health care finance and revenue changes made to the PPACA
Affordable Care Act —Student Health Insurance Coverage
FAQs about Final Regulations for Student Health Insurance Plans; April 12, 2012, posting replaced with updated FAQs February 12, 2014
Health Insurance Market Rules/Rate Review [CMS-9972-F]; February 27, 2013
Regulations on Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits [CMS-9980-F]; February 25, 2013
ACHA Frequently Asked Questions – Proposed Federal Regulations for Student Health Insurance Coverage; February 15, 2011
(Superseded by final regulation FAQs)
New Rule Ensures Students Get Health Insurance Protections of the Affordable Care Act. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; February 9, 2011.
ACA 101: Health Insurance Marketplace Outreach and Enrollment Toolkit for Colleges, Universities, and Community Colleges [pdf]. Provided by White House Office of Public Engagement; September 27, 2013.
ACHA Medicaid Advocacy Primer: A Proposal for Providing Medicaid Eligible Students with an Option for Student Health Insurance Coverage [pdf]. American College Health Association; May 2013.
American Public Health Association, Health Reform Resources website.
CCIIO Regulations and Guidance, Young Adults and the Affordable Care Act: Protecting Young Adults and Eliminating Burdens on Families and Businesses:
George Washington University, Department of Public Health — Legal Analysis of the Potential Impact of Supreme Court's Upcoming Decision on the Affordable Care Act, as prepared for the Trust for America's Health, June 1, 2012
This memorandum provides a legal analysis of the potential impact that the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on the 2010 Patient and Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) could have on many of the prevention and public health measures included in the law based on different possible scenarios. The memo includes 1) key provisions of the act related to prevention and public health; 2) key legal issues before the Court; and 3) an overview of how different decisions may affect the prevention and public health provisions.
HealthReformGPS: Navigating Implementation, A project of the GWU Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program and the RWJF.
Kaiser Family Foundation, Glossary of Key Health Care Reform Terms [pdf]
Kaiser Family Foundation, EXPLAINING HEALTH CARE REFORM BRIEF: Questions About the Extension of Dependent Coverage to Age 26, April 2010
Kaiser Family Foundation, What the Actuarial Values in the Affordable Health Care Act Mean [pdf], April 2011
McKenna, Long, & Aldridge, LLP, PPACA Implementation Timeline
Young Invicibles, Finding Health Insurance Toolkit at gettingcovered.org