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PAMF to Host Affordable Care Act Briefing for Businesses

U.S. Health and Human Services Director Sol Ross is Keynote

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation Mountain View Center will host a breakfast briefing on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on businesses on Wednesday, April 3, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Organized by the Chamber of Commerce – Mountain View, more than 100 Bay Area business owners and chamber members from five local communities are expected to attend.

Sol Ross is the director of Private Sector Outreach in the Federal Intergovernmental and External Affairs Office in the Department of Health and Human Services.

Keynote speaker for the morning is Sol Ross, director of Private Sector Outreach in the Federal Intergovernmental and External Affairs Office in the Department of Health and Human Services. Ross serves as a liaison between the business community and the Federal government on Affordable Care Act. His presentation will cover small business tax credits, the medical loss ratio provision, insurance rate reviews, and the functioning of the insurance exchange.

Via WebEx from Sacramento, Michael Lujan, director of the Small Business Health Options Program, will discuss the role of Covered California, the state’s Health Benefit Exchange.

Both speakers will discuss the potential impact of the government’s Affordable Care Act on residents and business owners, and will do a question and answer session after their presentations.

Oscar Garcia, CEO of the Mountain View Chamber, will open the event.

In addition to the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, other event sponsors include Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, El Camino Hospital and Kaiser Permanente, all of which will staff information tables.

The April 3 event is open to the community and media. Register online via Eventbrite to attend.  The $10 registration fee includes Continental breakfast.

Media Contact:

Oscar Garcia, Chamber CEO: ogarcia@chambermv.org; 650-968-8378