JMI Hosts Presser with Top Health Policy Expert to Review Impact of PPACA on Medicaid Expansion, Health Insurance Exchanges
CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt
JMI HOSTS PRESSER WITH TOP HEALTH POLICY EXPERT TO REVIEW IMPACT OF PPACA ON MEDICAID EXPANSION, HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGES
~ The James Madison Institute to release its latest policy brief: Florida’s Best Medicaid
Option under the PPACA: Expand the Reforms, Not the Rolls ~
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The James Madison Institute (JMI) will host a press conference on Wednesday to announce the release of its latest policy brief, Florida’s Best Medicaid Option under the PPACA: Expand the Reforms, Not the Rolls.
Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies at the Cato Institute, will join with JMI to discuss another PPACA factor, state-based health insurance exchanges, and to provide an opportunity for media questions following his testimony before the Senate Select Committee on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
WHEN: Wed., Jan. 23, 2013, 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: 4th Floor Rotunda, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida
· Dr. Bob McClure, JMI President and CEO
· Bob Sanchez, JMI Policy Director
· Michael Cannon, Director of Health Policy Studies, Cato Institute
o Mr. Cannon previously served as a domestic policy analyst for the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee, where he advised the Senate leadership on health, education, labor, welfare, and the Second Amendment. He has appeared on ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, C-SPAN, Fox News Channel, and NPR. His articles have been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, Forum for Health Economics & Policy, and the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics. Cannon is the co-editor of Replacing Obamacare: The Cato Institute on Health Care Reform and coauthor of Healthy Competition:: What’s Holding Back Health Care and How to Free It.
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