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Navigating the Affordable Care Act

Wednesday February 19

  • By: Brooklyn Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation Law Committee, Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Brooklyn Bar Association
    123 Remsen Street
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Contact:
    Avery Eli Okin
    Brooklyn Bar Association
    (718) 624-0675
  • Website:
A free program for individuals, professional practitioners and businesses

Topics will include:

  • Why am I losing my health insurance plan?
  • What are the options available through the "New York State of Health" Marketplace/Exchange?
  • What are the differences of the health insurance plans offered "on Exchange" and "off Exchange"?
  • How do I determine whether my physician participates in an "on Exchange" plan?
  • Do I qualify for a premium subsidy on the Exchange?
  • My group health insurance plan is being cancelled; What are my options?
  • Understanding the employee mandate now in effect as well as the employer mandate for 2015
  • How to calculate the full time equivalency test and what does it mean?

Reservations are recommended. To reserve a seat or for more information contact Avery Eli Okin, Esq., CAE at or (718) 624-0675.


  • Fern J. Finkel, Esq. - Foundation Law Committee Chair, Moderator and Program Organizer
  • Charles Newman - Principal Charles J. Newman Co., LLC

This program is a joint presentation of the Brooklyn Bar Association, The Brooklyn Bar Association Foundation Law Committee, The Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, and the Brooklyn Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

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