October 1st marked the first day that not only Covered California marketplace opened but the entire nation’s health care market. As close to 54 Million American citizens become insured, the challenge is how to make sure these individuals are getting the best, most affordable, care they can. This breakout brought to stage 5 companies making impressive strides in health care equality.
Julie Silas is a Senior Attorney at the West Coast Office of Consumers Union, the advocacy and policy division of Consumer Reports. Ms. Silas is a lawyer and researcher with more than twenty years experience in health advocacy. Her work focuses on implementation of health reform, particularly in California. She demonstrated their solution to the changing health care marketplace, with information as well as what insurance options are available based on a person’s demographics.