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Do You Have Questions about the Health Care Marketplace? Hangout with SBA & Cover Oregon for Answers

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Do You Have Questions about the Health Care Marketplace? Hangout with SBA & Cover Oregon for Answers

By ngoriel, SBA Official
Published: August 2, 2013 Updated: August 15, 2013

Not sure how the health care law may impact your business in Oregon? SBA and Cover Oregon are teaming up to bring you three Google+ Hangouts that will dive into specific topics of the Affordable Care Act like the Marketplace and the small business tax credit.

The first Hangout kicks off on August 13th and will cover what businesses need to know about the Marketplace, also known as Cover Oregon.  Through Cover Oregon, employers and individuals will be able to shop for health insurance plans. Oregon is among the 17 states and the District of Columbia that has chosen to establish their own Marketplace.

Here’s what you need to know about the Hangout:


What is a Marketplace and How can it Help my Business in Oregon


August 13 | 12-12:30pm PT


  • Meredith Olafson, Senior Policy Advisor, SBA
  • Marisa O'Brien, Business Marketing Specialist, Cover Oregon
  • Jim Houser, Small Business Owner, Hawthorne Auto Clinic, Inc.


Elizabeth Hayes, Reporter, Portland Business Journal

Watch from either SBA’s:

How you can participate:

Tweet your questions using the hashtag #CoverOregon


Registration is not required for this Hangout.  Simply click on SBA’s YouTube channel or Google+ Page to watch the Hangout live on August 13 at 12pm PT. The Hangout will also be recorded and will be available on SBA’s YouTube channel and Google+ page.


About the Author:

Natale Goriel

SBA Official

Hi, my name is Natale and I'm serving as a Moderator for the SBA Community. Our goal is to continually improve this site to meet your needs, so we appreciate your feedback and participation.


I am an avid reader of the Portland Business Journal. Its a shame I missed it, but I will watch the recording. Thanks!
Wow good ways to let people know about health care law & its impact on the business. Hope more people turns to visit the same.

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