Multiple states are pursuing legal action against Congress, arguing that the changes Congress made to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) last year are unconstitutional. Click here to learn more about what states are challenging the Affordable Care Act.
California enacted legislation affecting group health plans. If the employer purchased a health coverage from a health plan or health insurer regulated by California, these changes apply to them. The changes are for minimum value plans, prohibiting insurance carries from offering large group non-grandfather health plans that do not meet at least 60% min value. The other change is for cost sharing requirements where California mirrors the federal requirements with max out-of-pocket spending limits.