The Cato Institute invites you to a Policy Forum on Wednesday, December 16, 2015

(Source – CATO.org)

Featuring Liz Jackson, Disability Advocate and Affordable Care Act Volunteer Navigator; with comments byMichael F. Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute.

“If anyone could manage to obtain treatment under the Affordable Care Act,” The New York Timesreports, “it should have been Liz Jackson. With a severe nerve condition that forced her out of a job, Jackson did not just qualify for a government-subsidized plan, she also knew her way around the new system, having been trained as a volunteer ‘health care navigator’ to help others sign up. Yet the collapse of her insurer, Health Republic Insurance of New York — the largest of 12 health care co-ops nationwide set to close this year — has left her and more than 200,000 others in a panic over medical coverage after their plan ceases on Nov. 30.” Read more…

 

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