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

The Nebraska Department of Insurance will be 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 business 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

September 9 - McCook
McMillen Hall Room 213, Hormel Center
McCook Community College
1205 E 3rd. McCook , NE

September 10 - Gering
Gering Civic Center
M St Gering, NE

September 11 - Chadron
Chadron State College: Student center, Scottsbluff Room
1000 Main St Chadron, NE 69337

September 11 - Valentine
Niobrara Lodge
803 East Highway 20, Valentine, NE 69201

September 12 – O’Neill
O’Neill Public Library
601 E Douglas St O’Neill, NE 68763

September12 - Norfolk
Holiday Inn Express
920 S 20th St, Norfolk, NE 68701


**Media Note: Pre-meeting interviews with the Director of Insurance, Bruce Ramge, are available for Thursday morning, September 5, or Friday afternoon, September 6. Please contact Peg Jasa at 402-471- 4632 or email to arrange for a pre-meeting interview.