Healthcare Reform Year in Review

This site was developed to be a fact finder and truth teller about one of the largest laws passed in United States history.  Right now, the Affordable Care Act is still being fine-tuned by the executive branch making it a moving target.  Many rules were written over the course of 2012 but only recently were they released.

Additional regulations will be coming in the future and expect a volatile 2013 as small businesses all over the country struggle to disseminate said regulations.

Fortunately for you, E.D. Bellis has your back.


Sean McGuire was working for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee when the thoughts of health reform began. He is the founder of E.D. Bellis a healthcare consultancy and host of America’s Healthcare Challenge. To hear Sean speak contact

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