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Seminars to focus on Affordable Care Act

Sep. 12, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- The Region 2 Workforce Investment Board, in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), will offer a series of free seminars regarding the Health Insurance Marketplace and the Affordable Care Act.

The seminars will be held throughout the month of September in each of the seven counties represented by Region 2. The schedule is as follows:

Logan County: 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Logan State Office Building.

Boone County: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the Madison VFW Memorial Building.

Lincoln County: 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Lincoln Board of Education building in Hamlin.

Mingo County: 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, at the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College - Williamson Campus.

Cabell and Mason counties: 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Big Sandy Superstore Arena Conference Center in Huntington.

Mason and Putnam counties: 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the old Putnam County Courthouse Meeting Room in Winfield.

Wayne County: 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Wayne Senior Center.

The seminars will provide attendees with information about the Health Insurance Marketplace and the Affordable Care Act, which gives consumers a new way to find health coverage that fits their budgets and meets their needs. With one application, consumers can see all their options and enroll on the spot.

The seminars are free and open to the public. Workers and families of workers that are laid-off, part-time workers and early retirees are highly encouraged to attend.

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