Seminar/Webinar: Covered California and the ACA Exchange: What You Need to Know

Fri, Nov 15 2013, 9:00 am        


The presentation will be available as a seminar for in-person attendance, as well as a live webinar.

This seminar/webinar will address questions related to what you need to know about the Covered California Exchange and the ACA Exchange, including:

  • Should I apply for a plan through the Covered California Exchange or directly through the individual marketplace?
  • How do the exchanges work?
  • What is a Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze level plan?
  • How do I know what my Modified Adjusted Gross Income is?
  • What is the difference in plans in and out of the Exchange?
  • Why should someone consider going through the exchange?
  • Does my current plan meet the Minimum Essential Benefits (MEBs)?
  • Does it meet the employer MEB requirement and affordability tests?
  • What information do I need to know in order to apply to the Exchange?
  • How do I apply and who can help me decide which plan is best for me?

Who should attend:

  • Individual consultants
  • Small business owners
  • Professionals new to consulting



Seminar/Webinar: Covered California and the ACA Exchange: What You Need to Know 1About the speaker,  Sylvia Oliverez, Be Well Insurance Solutions; Pam Hedblad, Abbott, Stringham & Lynch

Sylvia Oliverez brings 20 years of experience as a licensed broker (CA Lic. No. OB78529) and account manager in corporate employee benefits.

As a consultant/broker at AON Consulting, Sylvia served the needs of organizations ranging from Fortune 100 organizations to small start-ups. She has also been a marketing representative for Kaiser Permanente, United/Metra, Healthcare, Unum/Provident and the Saratoga Institute.

Pam Hedblad has over 28 years of public accounting service. She works closely with a wide variety of clients ranging from manufacturing and construction, to technology and professional service firms.

Pam’s practice at Abbott, Stringham & Lynch includes audit, tax, and general business & consulting services in the manufacturing, construction, distributor/wholesaler, and service industries. Specialized service industries include contract employment agencies, manufacturer’s reps and consultants.

Location: Cogswell Polytechnic College

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