Monday, November 05, 2018

Planned changes to the Affordable Care Act – called health care reform – will have impact on entrepreneurs and small businesses in 2019. Envision Greater Fond du Lac in partnership with IGNITE! will offer information on the changes at 1 p.m. Monday, November 5, at the Fond du Lac Public Library. Brownbagging encouraged; drinks will be provided. The program is free. Registration is required at

The workshop will cover:

  • What’s new and how changes could influence health-care choices.
  • The importance of open enrollment through the federal marketplace ( for companies with 1 to 50 employees on health insurance plans.
  • Financial pressures associated with high out-of-pocket expenses of many insurance plans.

The program will be presented by Fred Wilmsen, a corporate benefits specialist with The Insurance Center and owner of Atrius Partners with more than 35 years’ experience in the health insurance industry.

Envision Greater Fond du Lac is the combined economic development and chamber organizations of the greater Fond du Lac region. IGNITE! Business Success is the entrepreneurial resource network of Fond du Lac County comprised of 18 organizations working together to support area entrepreneurs and innovators. The health-care reform event is a part of Startup Week Wisconsin, a statewide collaboration of regions working together to showcase entrepreneurial opportunities.