ABINGDON, Va. -

A workshop will be held Tuesday for small business owners to discuss government contracting through the Affordable Care Act.

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Richmond office and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center will host the panel discussion. 

The panel will explain what the law means to small businesses.

The event will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Room 234 at 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.