Affordable Care Act and Your Business

Wichita State University’s Center for Innovation and Enterprise Engagement is hosting a FREE Industry Roundtable event featuring Kit Wagar, Outreach Specialist with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) who will share the latest changes businesses can expect to the Affordable Care Act.

Information concerning this informative industry roundtable event:

Date:     Thursday, November 15, 2012
Time:    9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location:  WSU Marcus Welcome Center
Cost: No charge for this important information
Networking coffee begins at 8:30 a.m.


Mr. Wagar will be the keynote speaker focusing on the Affordable Care Act and what changes employers can expect as a result of the Supreme Court ruling. We know you have important questions about the components of this legislation, how recent events will affect the implementation of the legislation and specifically, how the legislation will affect your business.  Mr. Wagar will share information and answer your specific questions related to the Affordable Care Act.

About the Speaker:

Kit Wagar is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Outreach Specialist for Region 7, working with the Regional Director to explain the department’s role in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.  Wagar joined the department in October 2010 with the primary task of demystifying the Affordable Care Act, the landmark health reform legislation approved by Congress earlier in the year. 

Before entering the public service, Wagar spent 29 years in the newspaper business.  Wagar’s work has been recognized with eight national journalism awards for investigative reporting or public service, and he was one of three finalists for a Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting in 1990.

To view Kit Wagar’s full biography click here.

The WSU CIEE does not charge for this workshop; the CIEE is pleased to offer this complementary workshop/training through the Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Award.

To locate this building on the WSU campus or to get driving directions to the Welcome Center follow this link: http://www.wichita.edu/thisis/buildingtour/get_qrcodemap.asp?bc=MR

To register for this event, please complete the online registration form below.

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Which best describes the primary focus of your organization? (If your organization is involved with more than one focus, select the one that creates the majority of its revenues):
Aerospace                                                Manufacturing
Finance/Accounting                                 Insurance/Real Estate/Legal
Medical/Dental/Health                              Telecommunications Services
Transportation/Utilities                              Construction/Architecture/Engineering
Data Processing Services                        Wholesale/Resale/Distribution
Education                                                 Marketing/Advertising/Entertainment
Research/Development                            Research/Development Laboratory
Business Service/Consultant                    Computer/Network Consultant
Hospitality/Tourism                                   Food Services
Agriculture                                               Other

Which best describes your company's employment size?
1-4 Employees               5-9 Employees              10-19 Employees
20-49 Employees          50-99 Employees          100-249 Employees
250-499 Employees      500-999 Employees      1000+ Employees

 If you represent a business, does your business qualify for any of the following classifications? (Please check all that apply.)
None of the classifications listed below apply to my business
Women-Owned Small Business
Self-Certified Small Disadvantaged Business
Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business
Veteran Owned Business
Current SBA 8(a) Business
Business Located in a HUBZone

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