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What Health Care Reform Means for You: Free Webinar, May 18 - PPA Today

What Health Care Reform Means for You: Free Webinar, May 18

Your Bottom Line: What Health Care Reform Means for Photographers
May 18, 2011 @ 4:00pm EST

Panelists: Larry McNeely, U.S. PIRG's Health Care Advocate and
Rhett Buttle, Small Business Majority

Free to PPA Members: Log in here to register.

How does health care affect you?

As a small business owner you have many different roles to play and tasks to accomplish. A topic of high interest that many PPA members have to deal with is health care. To help keep you up to speed on what is currently happening on Capitol Hill, this webinar will focus on what the new health care law--the Affordable Care Act--means for small businesses.

The U.S. federation of state Public Interest Research Groups (U.S. PIRG) and the Small Business Majority will present information from both federal and state provisions so that you know how the law affects you. We will review small business tax credits (including who is eligible for them and how to claim them), state insurance exchanges, high-risk pools, shared responsibility and cost containment. You will also learn about tools and resources available for small businesses interested in learning more about health care law.

Larry McNeely is U.S. PIRG's Health Care Advocate, coordinating the organization's federal-level advocacy, communications and organizing on health reform. Based in Washington, D.C., Mr. McNeely lobbies Congress for legislation that will tame rising health costs, and offer consumers better choices in the health care marketplace. He has earned a Masters of Public Administration degree from West Virginia University and studied international development and health promotion in rural India through the University of Minnesota's Minnesota Studies in International Development Program.

Rhett Buttle manages Small Business Majority's operations in Washington, DC, acting as a liaison with the Obama administration, Congress and national partners, while collaborating with national, state and local business organizations and other groups on targeted small business outreach efforts. Before joining Small Business Majority, Rhett served in the Office of the President at George Washington University. Prior to that, he worked in the office of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, where he was part of the team involved in California's health care reform effort. Rhett completed his undergraduate studies at the University of San Diego and has a Master's degree from The George Washington University.

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