·    Coverage for dependents up to age 26

·    No lifetime maximum benefit limits

·    No cost sharing on preventive care for certain plan

 Also, the following requirements took effect before September 23, 2010:

·    Federal temporary high risk pools were available 90 days after the legislation was enacted

·    Tax credits for certain small employers began January 1, 2010

·    Early retiree reinsurance program was formed in June 2010