The Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration has announced an upcoming webcast, "The Affordable Care Act: How Will It Affect Me?", scheduled to take place Thursday, Aug. 29 from 1-2 p.m. EDT. EBSA staff will be joined on the webcast by colleagues from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The Department of Labor will discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act on employment-based group health plans. The Department of Health and Human Services will provide information on purchasing coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace. The webcast will also cover new consumer protections that will become available in 2014.

Participants can register online.