Meeting Archive:
Small Business Growth Resources Workshop: Health Resources

Meeting Description:

Small business owners—do you need help accessing financial, health or retirement tools to boost your bottom line and provide robust employee benefits? Join Small Business Majority and CoxHealth Network for our free webinar series to learn about resources that can benefit your small business. 

We know that employees and employers who are financially fit and able to save for their futures will be happier, healthier and more confident, all of which can lead to increased productivity, a better work environment and a stronger bottom line for business owners. 


Today's Presentation: Health Resources

  • Learn how the health insurance marketplaces function in Missouri
  • Open-enrollment period changes and updates
  • Understanding and using health insurance
  • Implementing low-cost / no-cost workplace wellness programs
  • Accessing free local resources and assistance
Other topics in this series: Financial and Retirement Resources
  • Optimizing your credit score 
  • Spotting signs of predatory and payday lending 
  • Alternative forms of capital for your business
  • Navigating the CDFI lending process
  • Exploring convenient retirement saving options
Find a date for an upcoming webinar on our Missouri events page.

For more information contact Mary Overbey at 

Date: Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM CDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Small Business Majority
 Presenter Information
Shamim Jaleel MPH, CAC Coordinator, Cox Health Network
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Shamim Jaleel is a Certified Application Counselor Coordinator at CoxHealth Network, where she focuses on in-person enrollment assistance in the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace. In this position, she works in conjunction with the Cover Missouri Coalition, a team of Certified Application Counselors (CACs) and Navigators, whose overall goal is to reduce the number of uninsured Missourians and increase access to affordable health insurance through the Marketplace. She also provides education within the community on many timely topics, such as understanding and using health insurance, navigating a doctor’s appointment, and taking advantage of free preventive health care services covered by most insurance plans for men, women, children, etc.
Ms. Jaleel holds a MPH from Missouri State University and a BS from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Mary Overbey, Missouri Outreach Manager, Small Business Majority
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Mary Overbey manages Small Business Majority's outreach efforts from our Springfield office by building relationships with small business owners and business groups across Missouri, and providing education on key small business issues. Previously, Mary served as a Certified Application Counselor and Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) expert for Small Business Majority, helping small business owners enroll in health plans and educating them about the healthcare law. Mary and her husband also own Meric Landscaping LLC, a small business that provides landscaping and lawn services to customers in southwest Missouri.