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ACA Update: Panel Discussion - How Will Consumers Navigate New Health Care Options?

ACA Update: Panel Discussion - How Will Consumers Navigate New Health Care Options?

Event Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Event Type: Meeting or Conference

Description

This in-person forum will examine what consumers are already asking about their new health coverage options; what progress states are making and challenges they are facing to develop consumer assistance plans; and what role the federal government and other private sector entities might play in order to help consumers navigate the new health care landscape.

Panelists include:

  • Karen Pollitz, Senior Fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation
  • Lori Grubstein, Program Officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Nancy Metcalf, Health Editor at Consumer Reports Magazine
  • Elizabeth Benjamin, Vice President of Health Initiatives at the Community Service Society (NY)
  • Kathleen Gmeiner, Project Director, Universal Health Care Access Network, Ohio
  • Janet Trautwein, CEO of the National Association of Health Underwriters

The session will be held in Washington, DC and is sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.