NEWS RELEASE - Nebraska Department of Insurance to Host Educational Sessions About the Affordable Care Act

The Nebraska Department of Insurance will continue hosting a series of educational sessions across the state with regard to the Affordable Care Act. The Department will be giving an introductory presentation on Health Insurance Exchanges and the role of the state in a federally-facilitated marketplace (Exchange). There will be a question and answer session after the presentation.

The presentation will include:

  • The Affordable Care Act and what it means to businesses and individuals
  • What the Health Insurance Marketplace is and where one goes to have questions answered
  • A discussion on Open Enrollment
  • Small Business Health Options Program also known as SHOP
  • A discussion on rates
  • Insurance Resources: Insurance agents, Navigators and Certified Application counselors

Dates/Locations of Affordable Care Act Educational Sessions

October 9- Grand Island
Howard Johnson Riverside
3333 Ramada Road, Hwy 281, Grand Island, NE

October 10- Kearney
Kearney Public Library
2020 1st Ave, Kearney, NE
11:00am-1:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm

October 16- South Sioux City
Marina Inn
385 E 4th St., South Sioux City, NE

October 17- Omaha
42nd and Emile, Omaha, NE

October 17- Nebraska City
Lied Lodge
2700 Sylvan Rd, Nebraska City NE


**Media Note: Pre-meeting interviews with the Director of Insurance, Bruce Ramge, are available for Friday afternoon, October 4, from 11:30am-4:00pm. Please contact Peg Jasa at to arrange for a pre-meeting interview.