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Obamacare workshop for small businesses in Fort Lauderdale

When:             Monday, September 30, 11:00 A.M.

Where:           Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

                       512 NE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 33301

The Offices of U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Ted Deutch and Lois Frankel will hold a workshop today at the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce today at 11:00 a.m. for local small businesses about implementation of the Affordable Care Act. A representative from the Small Business Administration will give a brief presentation and answer questions from local small business owners.

The event is going on as scheduled, though due to the House congressional schedule, the members of Congress will be in Washington.

The Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) will be open onTuesday October 1, however applications will not be accepted untilNovember 1. Small business enrollment is open year-round.

 On Tuesday the Health Insurance Marketplace will open andenrollment for Florida families and consumers will continue throughMarch 31, 2014 at www.healthcare.gov.

Uninsured Floridians will  have a choice among many different plans for healthcare coverage that provide guaranteed benefits. All plans must cover individuals with pre-existing conditions and provide free preventative services such as yearly wellness visits and flu shots.

Individual consumers in Florida will have an average of 102 health plan choices, the second most options in the nation. 

  

 

 

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