Sunday, December 01, 2013

Portage Library to host presentation on Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Dec. 3

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host the Western U.P. Health Department for a presentation about the nation’s new health care law at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Ray Sharp, Western U.P. Health Department manager of community planning and preparedness, will present "Understanding the Affordable Care Act, Also Known As Obamacare." Sharp will show a brief video, discuss the main provisions of health care reform and answer questions from the public about the insurance programs, eligibility, rules, and costs.

Ray Sharp, Western U.P. Health Department manager of community planning and preparedness, introduces his presentation,"Understanding the Affordable Care Act," on Oct. 29 at Houghton High School. Sharp will offer the free community presentation again this Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Portage Lake District Library in Houghton. (Video by Allan Baker for Keweenaw Now)

This presentation is part of the health department’s campaign to let people know what the details are about the Affordable Care Act and to clear up confusion about the new health insurance program.

All library programs and events are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl.org.

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