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Silver State Health Insurance Exchange hosting summit


PrintThe Definitive Source of Information on Nevada’s Health Insurance Exchange: Two Summit Events in Reno and Las Vegas, June 13 and 14

CARSON CITY – Nevada Health Link, operated by the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, invites business owners, healthcare providers, health insurance professionals, attorneys, tax preparers and non-profit organizations to Exchange 2013 – A Nevada Health Link Summit. Join Nevada’s Exchange staff and board as well as industry experts to discover how Nevada Health Link’s online health insurance marketplace is connecting Nevadans to quality, income-based health insurance. The Summit will be held in two locations with the same program both days: June 13 at the Peppermill Resort Casino Spa in Reno from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and June 14 at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Industry experts and professionals will be on hand to clearly explain the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) various provisions and changes to the health insurance landscape. Breakout sessions will provide guests more opportunities to better understand their roles and responsibilities in the changing health insurance arena. The ultimate mission of the Exchange 2013 event is to supply attendees with answers to the questions they have about the ACA and Nevada’s online marketplace.

Online registration is still open with limited seating. Interested parties can visit the Reno Summit Registration Page (summitreno.eventbrite.com) and Las Vegas Registration Page (summitlasvegas.eventbrite.com) to secure seats.

Keynote speakers include Nevada Senator Ben Kieckhefer, Silver State Health Insurance Exchange Executive Director Jon Hager, health and welfare benefits consultant Bob Carey, as well as Connecticut’s state health insurance exchange CEO Kevin Counihan and Colorado’s state health insurance exchange Executive Director and CEO Patty Fontneau.

Breakout sessions will cover a variety of topics including:

· Insurance Brokers and Agents: How to Work with Nevada’s Exchange

· What Nevada Health Link Means to Nevada’s Healthcare Providers

· Insuring More of Nevada’s Uninsured: The Role of Health Insurance Carriers

· A Guide for Navigators, Enrollment Assisters and CACs

· The Impact on Business: The SHOP Exchange and Beyond

· Taxes, Incentives and Penalties Under the Affordable Care Act

· Medicaid and CHIP Provisions Under the Affordable Care Act

View the full schedule for more details about the Exchange 2013 program.

To register and for more information about Exchange 2013, please visit NevadaHealthLink.com.

Nevada Health Link, operated by the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, is the online marketplace where Nevadans and businesses can shop for, compare and purchase quality health insurance plans that fit their needs and budgets. To learn more about Nevada Health Link and the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, visit NevadaHealthLink.com.

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