Uncategorized

White House recognizes our own Adam Searing

This is very cool…

MEDIA RELEASE: White House selects NC Justice Center’s Adam Searing as “Champion of Change”
The Health Access Coalition director honored for efforts to educate on the Affordable Care Act

RALEIGH (March 21, 2012) – Adam Searing, director of the NC Justice Center’s Health Access Coalition, has been selected by the White House as a “Champion of Change,” part of President Barack Obama’s “Winning the Future” initiative.

Searing will be honored at event in Washington on March 21, alongside nine other health care advocates and professionals from across the country, for his work to educate others on the impact and benefits of the Affordable Care Act.

The Health Access Coalition is North Carolina’s leading voice for progressive health care reforms that address the needs of the uninsured and underinsured. During his tenure as director of HAC, Searing fought to keep health plans and hospitals nonprofit and community-focused, won and helped implement expansions of the state Medicaid program, and worked to help secure passage of the national health reform law. Searing was named Health Advocate of the Year by the national consumer group Families USA earlier this year.

The event will be live-streamed at 1:15 p.m. on the White House’s website.

Searing’s article, “Changing Health Care Implementation: As Told by the Stories of the American People,” is also eatured on the Champions of Change site.

 

 

 

3 Comments


  1. Single Payer Action

    March 21, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    Lawrence O’Donnell comes out for single payer and points out the terrible flaws of ACA…

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45755883/vp/46320398#46321122

  2. Andrew

    March 21, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    What’s the old expression- ” the blind leading the blind “

  3. Alex

    March 23, 2012 at 8:05 am

    I’m amazed Adam is not able to see the flaws in this legislation, but on the other hand maybe he doesn’t want to.

Check Also

More than one-in-ten North Carolinians would lose health coverage under Senate bill

A lot of people have already heard the ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

More than a month after a deadline to correct faulty campaign finance reports, N.C. Sen. Ralph Hise [...]

Even before he dropped the gavel on the Senate Finance Committee meeting, Sen. Jerry Tillman, a noto [...]

The $23 billion budget deal speeding through the N.C. General Assembly this week includes a platoon [...]

Royal Diadem Jewelers in Greensboro sets itself apart in a number of small ways - fast and friendly [...]

By now the strategy is familiar – the strategy used by the N.C. General Assembly’s Republican chiefs [...]

The post The devil and the details appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]

18---percentage of people in North Carolina who receive health care coverage from Medicaid or the Ch [...]

Republican legislative leaders are desperately trying to shift the focus off the details of their me [...]

Featured | Special Projects

Trump + North Carolina
In dozens of vitally important areas, policy decisions of the Trump administration are dramatically affecting and altering the lives of North Carolinians. This growing collection of stories summarizes and critiques many of the most important decisions and their impacts.
Read more


HB2 - The continuing controversy
Policy Watch’s comprehensive coverage of North Carolina’s sweeping anti-LGBT law.
Read more