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Rhode Island District Office
380 Westminster Street Room 511
Providence, RI 02903
United States
Phone: 401-528-4561
Fax: 401-528-4539
TTY/TTD: 401-528-4690
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
New Year’s Resolution: Understand How The New Health Care Law May Affect Your Business With SBA And HHS

Advisory Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Release Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Release Number: 20140115-001
Related State:
Contact: Robert Goza (610) 382-3084 |

New Year’s Resolution: Understand How The New Health Care Law May Affect Your Business With SBA And HHS

Free “Affordable Care Act For Business” Webinars From SBA’s Philadelphia District Office and Health and Human Services


PHILADELPHIA– The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require businesses to make many decisions regarding health care, so the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Philadelphia District Office has announced a weekly “Affordable Care Act For Business” webinar taking place through January and February of 2014. This series is designed to help small business owners understand what they should consider in making the best decision for their business and their employees.

“This is an important ‘New Year’s resolution’ for all businesses,” said SBA Philadelphia District Director David Dickson. “SBA is ready to help you navigate, adapt and continue to find solutions that work for you, your business and your employees.”

During each presentation, small business owners can learn the basics of the Affordable Care Act and what it means for their company and employees. An SBA representative will help small business owners understand the facts of the ACA so that they can make informed decisions about providing health insurance for their employees.


The free webinars focus on both federal and state provisions to help small business owners understand how the law will affect them. Topics being discussed include:

  • Small business tax credits (available to businesses and tax-exempt non-profits) – who’s eligible for them and how to claim them

  • Small business marketplaces

  • Employer shared responsibility

  • Cost containment

  • Tools and resources available to learn more about the law

  • Webinars will conclude with a question and answer period

The SBA Philadelphia District Office “Affordable Care Act For Business Seminar” takes place weekly until March 2014. (Content will generally be the same each week.) Dates and access information for upcoming webinars from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.:

January 16th, 23 and 30th

February 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

USA Toll-Free: 888-858-2144

USA Caller Paid: 646-746-3008

Access Code: 4739008

Web Conference URL:

Meeting Number: 888-858-2144 or 646-746-3008

Access Code: 4739008


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