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Questions about the Affordable Care Act or Cover Oregon?


Join us Friday, December 6, to get answers!

The Affordable Care Act - Health Care information for Small BusinessesThe Portland District Office, Cover Oregon and the Small Business Majority will explain what the Affordable Care Act means to small businesses and provide an overview of how small businesses will access health care plans through Cover Oregon.This is your opportunity to have questions answered and learn more about the Affordable Care Act, Cover Oregon and benefits for small employers, individuals and families.What: ACA for Small Businesses and Cover Oregon Overview When: Friday, December 6, 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Where: ODS Tower, Suite 1930 – 601 SW Second Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

RSVP to pdxhelp@sba.gov.

Do you know what the Affordable Care Act means to your Small Business?


Have you heard about the new Health Care Marketplace?

Join the Portland District Office and Cover Oregon on Monday, November 25 from 8:30-10 a.m., to learn more about the Affordable Care Act and how the new online marketplace will make shopping for health coverage easier.The SBA and Cover Oregon will cover:

  • What the Affordable Care Act means to small businesses
  • An overview of Cover Oregon including benefits for small employers
  • How Cover Oregon helps individuals and families
  • Questions and Answers

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Small business and ACA


Hangout with the SBA and Cover Oregon to find out

The third in a series of three Google+ Hangouts brought to you by the SBA and Cover Oregon will discuss what small businesses need to know about Oregon’s Health Care Marketplace, Cover Oregon, and how they will access coverage through the web portal. Cover Oregon will address specific small business needs including:

  • How to request real-time carrier quotes including available plans and rates
  • The process to search for and select a medical plan and dental plan for employees
  • How to set up the open enrollment period for employees
  • The process for e-signature and carrier submission

Have additional questions about how the health care law will impact your business in Oregon? Watch the earlier Hangouts that covered specific topics of the Affordable Care Act like the Marketplace and the Small Business Tax Credit.

The first Hangout described the new Health Care Marketplace in Oregon, Cover Oregon. Through Cover Oregon, employers and individuals will be able to shop for health insurance plans and access financial assistance to help pay for coverage. The second Hangout covered the small business tax credit available under ACA and the eligibility requirements to qualify for it.

Join us September 17, 2013, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. and learn how Cover Oregon can help you.

Registration is not required for these Hangouts.  Simply click on SBA’s YouTube channel www.youtube.com/sba or Google+ Page www.google.com/+sbagov and tweet your questions using the hashtag #CoverOregon.

Google+Hangout and Cover Oregon


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Have questions about how the health care law will impact your business in Oregon? SBA and Cover Oregon are teaming up to bring you a series of Google+ Hangouts that will dive into specific topics of the Affordable Care Act like the Marketplace and the small business tax credit.The second in the series, this Hangout will cover what businesses need to know about the small business tax credit tax credit and eligibility requirements. The first Hangout discussed what businesses need to know about the new Health Care Marketplace in Oregon, Cover Oregon.

Through Cover Oregon, employers and individuals will be able to shop for health insurance plans and access financial assistance to help pay for coverage.

Oregon is among 17 other states and the District of Columbia that have chosen to establish their own State Marketplace.

Join us to learn how Cover Oregon can help you:

Topic: Is my business eligible for the small business tax credits under the ACA and what’s the procedure?

When: August 27, 2013; 10:30-11:00 a.m. PDT

Participants: Meredith Olafson, Senior Policy Advisor at SBA; Marisa O’Brien, Business Marketing Specialist for Cover Oregon; and Mike Roach, Small Business Owner of Paloma Clothing

Moderator: Linda Baker, Editor, Oregon Business Magazine