Four professional experts will explain the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, to the public at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Highland Park Public Library in a program sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Highland Park and Highwood.
A group consisting of a pediatrician, two public officials involved in the distribution of health care and an organizer promoting better health care will explain the Act’s overall benefits, people who can participate, how citizens can access information and purchase coverage.
“I think many of us are confused about the immediate steps to take for enrollment as well as the possible impacts on our businesses and communities,” local League President Barbara G. Lippai said. “We’re excited to present this program and offer the opportunity for audience questions.”
The panelists are Mark Rosenberg, a pediatrician and professor at the Northwestern University School of medicine, Jillian Phillips, an organizer for the Illinois Campaign for Better Health Care, Giovanni Gomez, who is part of the state’s health care market place and Moraine Township Supervisor Anne Bassi. The Township is a local coordinator for the outreach and enrollment process.
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