Free forum on Obamacare set at Silver State on Feb. 19

A free forum on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, informally known as Obamacare, is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19.Called Public Forum II on Implementation of ACA, the gathering in the Silver State Charter School Performing Arts Center, 900 Mallory Way, is being sponsored by Sierra Nevada Forums, formerly Rising Above Partisanship.Moderated by Dr. Susan Pintar, Carson City public health officer, the event will feature three speakers: Dr. Sandra Koch, a medical doctor; Debra Scott, a nurse and the executive director of the Nevada State Board of Nursing; and Larry Matheis, executive director of the Nevada State Medical Association.While the event is free, organizers say donations are welcome. Food and drink will be available.For more information or to join Sierra Nevada Forums, people may email, or phone Judy Welch at 775-721-1731 or Andie Wilson at 775-721-2980. A flier regarding the forum says it will focus on this question regarding the law: “How is it going to work for you?”


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