Join a Webinar on the Small Business Exchanges

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<p>A set of Commonwealth Fund–supported articles in the February 2012 issue of <em>Health Affairs</em> examined how the Affordable Care Act's Small Business Health Options Program, or SHOP, will make it easier for small employers to offer affordable health plans through new state insurance exchanges. Join a <a href="">free, one-hour webinar</a> with several of the authors as they discuss the key exchange implementation issues, including critical design choices, attracting small businesses, and the program’s potential appeal to large employers. </p><p><strong>What:</strong> "The Small Business Health Insurance Exchanges: Opportunities and Challenges," a Commonwealth Fund webinar cosponsored by The Small Business Majority and the National Business Coalition on Health. </p>
<p><strong>When:</strong> February 22, at 1 p.m., E.S.T. </p>
<p><strong>Who:</strong> </p>
<li>Timothy Stoltzfus Jost, Robert L. Willett Family Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law</li>
<li>Jon Kingsdale, Managing Director, Wakely Consulting Group and Founding Director, Commonwealth Health Insurance Connector Authority, Massachusetts </li>
<li>Terry Gardiner, Vice President for Policy and Strategy, Small Business Majority</li>
<li>William Kramer, Executive Director for National Health Policy, Pacific Business Group on Health </li>
<p>The webinar will be moderated by Sara R. Collins, vice president for Affordable Health Insurance at The Commonwealth Fund.</p>
<p><strong>To register, go to: </strong><a href=""><strong>https://cc.readytalk.c…;. Use the hashtag #SHOPex to share insights on Twitter during the live event. And continue the conversation by commenting on a follow-up blog post on the <a href="">State Refor(u)m Web site</a>. </p>
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