AmeriCU Credit Union, 913 Arsenal St., will host a free seminar for small businesses on the Affordable Care Act and health care exchanges from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hampton Inn, 155 Commerce Drive.
Breakfast and registration for the seminar will be from 8 to 8:30 a.m., followed by a two-hour presentation by health care expert Erick B. Bond. Mr. Bond will highlight the basics of marketplace exchanges, subsidies and premium assistance, the Small Business Health Options Program, filed product changes and rates for 2014 and how to be prepared for an audit. He also will discuss the benefits and challenges of integrated health care plans, including how to combine disability products with traditional medical plans and consumer-directed health plans.