Fullerton Chamber members are invited to a free webinar on Covered California on Thursday, September 5, from 10-11:30 a.m., broadcast in the Fullerton Chamber offices. The webinar is presented by the California Chamber of Commerce and Covered California representative Chris Patton.
Space is limited and reservations are requested by calling (714) 871-3100.
Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), employers must provide a notice of health coverage options to employees on or before October 1, 2013.
Californians without access to affordable health insurance through their employer can purchase health coverage through Covered California. Enrollment begins this October for coverage starting January 1, 2014.
Moderated by CalChamber, special guest presenter Patton will explain what small businesses (1–50 employees) need to know about the state’s new insurance marketplace.
Patton will cover:
- Who’s eligible and what’s required;
- Available tax credits;
- Range of health plans offered;
- Decision on whether and when to participate;
- Who handles plan payments and other administration;
- Employer interaction with the exchange
Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce