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Jeffco League of Women Voters panel on Affordable Care Act and its impact

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Obamacare – Where are we now?

The Jefferson County League of Women Voters will present a panel of health care, insurance and small business experts knowledgeable about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) from 7-9 P.M. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Lakewood. Learn how the ACA has and will continue to impact the number of insured in Colorado, how implementation is going forward through Colorado’s Healthcare Exchange and Navigator Programs, and the effect the ACA is expected to have on small businesses and their employees. Panel experts scheduled to attend include:

• George Lyford, Attorney, The Colorado Center on Law and Policy

• Matthew Valeta, Health Policy Fellow, Colorado Consumer Health Initiative

• Adela Flores-Brennan, Colorado Health Benefit Exchange Navigator Manager

• Tim Gaudette, Small Business Majority

Panelists will entertain questions from the audience following the presentation. The discussion will be held in the ground floor auditorium at St. Anthony Hospital, 11600 W. 2nd Drive, Lakewood 80228. This panel discussion is open to the public, and no reservations are required. Park and enter on the south side of the hospital.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that neither supports nor opposes candidates from any party. The League’s mission is to promote informed and active participation in government and to influence public policy through education and advocacy after consideration by its members. To learn more about the Jeffco LWV, visit

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