WisBusiness.com, NFIB: Experts to brief small businesses on federal health care policy at May 1 event
For immediate release
Contact: Jeff Mayers, WisBusiness.com, 608-212-9422
WAUKESHA -- A panel of experts will brief small business owners and managers from southeast Wisconsin on May 1 about the ins and outs of federal healthcare.
The WisBusiness.com workshop, organized in cooperation with the National Federation of Independent Business, will take place at Waukesha County Technical College just off I-94 on Tuesday, May 1.
Registration and breakfast go from 7:30 a.m. to 7:55 a.m. with the program slated to run from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
The cost per person is $15, including breakfast and free parking. To register, contact: email@example.com
The workshop will help small business people cope with confusion over the federal law, which is facing a U.S. Supreme Court review. A moderated panel will brief the audience and then answer questions.
Panel members include:
-- Kevin Kuhlman, NFIB's manager of legislative affairs for the House of Representatives. NFIB is the nation's and state's leading small business association with offices in Washington, D. C. and all fifty state capitals. Founded in 1943, as a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, NFIB's mission is to promote and protect the right of members to own, operate and grow their business.
-- Tim Byrne, a vice president and partner at M3 Insurance. He advises clients about the design, implementation and management of their employee benefit programs and serves as a liaison with federal and state governments. He also serves as vice chair of the board of the Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers, an organization made up of the 250 largest insurance agencies in the United States.
-- Scott Schultz, vice president, Hays Companies, an employee benefits consultant for 12 years focusing on cost control strategies for business to reduce health insurance costs. He has owned and operated small businesses in Waukesha in both manufacturing and service. He spent four years on the board of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists and Greater Milwaukee Employee Benefits Council.
-- And Scott Adams, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the UW-Milwaukee Department of Economics. He will focus on general trends in health care costs and challenges posed for small businesses in terms of the way health insurance is structured in the United States.
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