Did you know that even though many of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements for businesses have been delayed, the implementation of other aspects of ACA will affect your bottom line this year?
Under the new law It's Your Business to share information about the new healthcare exchange with employees since the requirement for individuals to purchase insurance has not been delayed.
In a recent press releaseGovernor Parnell says "Obamacare not ready for primetime."
Citing concerns about costs associated with creating a state exchange, the continuing burden on the state budget and the belief that the federal government will eventually cut or eliminate federal reimbursement for exchange costs, Governor Parnell justifies his reason for opting out of a state run exchange.
Join us at the Annual Fall Conference and get the answers to your questions about the ACA. Learn how the new law affects your business and your employees. In the ACA overview you will learn what your responsibilities are under ACA as an employer; you will learn about a new group health insurance option for small employers; you will learn about the tax implications of ACA on your business and you will learn about the issues surrounding the expansion of Medicaid and how it affects your business's bottom line.
In addition to the ACA overview, breakout sessions with subject matter experts will offer you an opportunity to delve deeper into the law and ensure you have the tools you need to keep your business healthy.
Conference topics include:
It's Your Business - AK Industry Overviews
Like it or not - It's Your Business - Healthcare Reform Is Here (or ACA is Here to Stay)
Workers' Compensation Reform
Healthy Employees-It's Your Business Keynote Luncheon
Business Advocacy Workshops
Grassroots Advocacy For Your Business
Wellness And The Bottom Line
How ACA will Affect Your Business
Let Legislators Know How Your Business is Affected
Join Us for the Legislative Policy Forum and Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard
The Alaska Chamber will hold their annual Legislative Policy Forum on October 16th in Fairbanks, AK after the Annual Fall Convention. The purpose of the policy forum is to the establish legislative priorities of the organization for the upcoming year based on proposals submitted by the general membership of the Alaska Chamber.
These positions define the core issues that impact the businesses across the state and provide direction to the staff and board members in their advocacy efforts for the upcoming year.