WATERVILLE — A business breakfast about health care reform is set for 7:15-9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Spann Student Commons Summit Room on Thomas College’s campus, 180 West River Road.

Attendees can learn what is happening in Washington and what can be done to lower health care costs. Joel Allumbaugh will talk about the up-to-the-minute report on DC’s Affordable Care Act restructuring efforts as Maine has influence the reforms on the national stage.

Allumbaugh is president and CEO of National Worksite Benefit Group Inc., dba The Allumbaugh Agency.

He founded NWBG in 2004, a full-service employee benefits insurance agency specializing in patient-centered health plan strategies. He also is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability. Allumbaugh served as the director of the Center for Health Reform Initiatives at The Maine Heritage Policy Center in Portland and is past director of the Maine Association of Health Underwriters. He hosted “Inside Maine Healthcare,” a television program aired on the Time Warner Cable network from 2010 to 2012.

Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce holds monthly informative presentations on a variety of educational business topics at Thomas College’s Spann Student Commons.

The cost of the business breakfast is $18 for members, $25 at the door and for nonmembers.

To register, email [email protected] or call 873-3315.

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