The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA or ACA) has significant impact on health plans offered by annual conferences, general agencies and other employers of The United Methodist Church. The ACA (i.e., federal health care reform) has affected the manner in which millions of Americans receive health care coverage and will impact how employers across the U.S. provide health care coverage.
Wespath Benefits and Investments closely monitors federal health care reform and provides current information for annual conferences, local churches and other UMC employers, as well as UMC clergy and lay employees. Check this health care reform web page often for updates.
View health care reform documents by implementation year or by audience.
These updates are provided by Wespath Benefits and Investments as a general informational and educational service to its plan sponsors, the annual conferences, plan participants and friends across The United Methodist Church. The updates should not be construed as, and do not constitute, legal advice nor accounting, tax, or other professional advice or services on any specific matter; nor do these messages create an attorney-client relationship. Readers should consult with their counsel or other professional advisor before acting on any information contained in these documents.