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DEC Presents: Affordable Care Act 101



DEC Presents:  Affordable Healthcare Act 101

Join us on Thursday, September 19 from 9:00am - 10:30am in the Training Conference Rm.


"Health Reform - Navigating the Changes in Healthcare"

The newly enacted federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act makes sweeping and dramatic changes to how employers manage their employees benefits.  It is crucial that employers stay abreast of changes that will immediately impact their businesses as well as begin preparation for future requirements that will have financial and administrative impact.  Join us as we map out how reform affects businesses and individuals alike. The seminar will inform business owners, employers and human resource professionals on the latest information about health reform and how it will directly impact businesses.

Topics Covered:

·  Employer Mandates

·  Individual Mandates

·  Coverage Expansion to Dependents

·  Small Business Health Insurance Tax Credit

·  Exchanges

·  Medical Loss Ratio (MLR)

·  Grandfathering

·  How to stay in touch with new developments

·  Early retiree reinsurance program

This Presentation will provide:

1. Deconstruction of the Bill and Its Provisions

2. A Timeline of Provisions and Employer Responsibilities

3. Practical Steps to Comply with the Law

4. Anticipated Changes to Benefit Plan Design, and the Role of Wellness Programs

This seminar will examine these impacts, analyze the options and opportunities and present what this means to you, your employees and your company. This conference will be useful for business owners, human resources professionals who are responsible
for managing their employee benefit programs, health care providers and others involved in the health care industry.

Presenters:  Barry Darryl Peel & Matt Byrne

Barry Darryl Peel is an Economic Development Specialist, Veteran Representative and Affordable Care Act Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Columbus District Office.  Barry is responsible for creating and maintaining relationships with banks, chambers, economic development agencies, small businesses and small business assistance agencies.  Barry brings over 15 years' experience working with small businesses, especially Minority, Women and Immigrant owned. 

Matt Byrne is President of, a division of Spiralight Group, a health
insurance brokerage specializing in affordable solutions for individuals,
families and employer sponsored plans. Matt has a Bachelor of Arts degree from
Boston University and holds a life and health insurance license.

He serves on the board of Central Ohio Professional Education Council (COPEC) and the
Foundation Board of Trustees for First Community Church.


The Dublin Entrepreneurial Center is located at 565 Metro Place South, Suite 300, Dublin, Ohio 43017. For more information visit our website or even better join the conversation on twitter, facebook, or LinkedIn.

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  • Bethany D D.

    Very knowledgeable and willing to answer questions!

    September 19, 2013

  • Sabina

    Great presentation!

    September 19, 2013

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