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Louise Norris

Louise Norris

Louise Norris has written more than 120 opinions and educational pieces about Obamacare for healthinsurance.org and authored The Insider’s Guide to Obamacare’s Open Enrollment. The guide is filled with tips designed to help consumers select the right ACA-compliant coverage and spend less time doing it.

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Maurie Backman

Maurie Backman

Maurie Backman has been writing professionally for well over a decade, and her coverage area runs the gamut from healthcare to personal finance to career advice. Much of her writing these days revolves around retirement and its various components and challenges, including healthcare, Medicare, Social Security, and money management.

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Josh Schultz

Josh Schultz

Josh Schultz has a strong background in Medicare and the Affordable Care Act. He managed a Medicare ombudsman contract at the Medicare Rights Center in New York City, and represented clients in extensive Medicare claims and appeals. In addition to advocacy work, Josh helped implement federal and state health insurance exchanges at the technology firm […]

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Andrew Sprung

Andrew Sprung

Andrew Sprung is a freelance writer who blogs about politics and policy, particularly health care policy, at xpostfactoid. His articles about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act have appeared in The Atlantic and The New Republic. He is the winner of the National Institute of Health Care Management’s 2016 Digital Media Award. Andrew is […]

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Jesse Migneault

Jesse Migneault

Jesse Migneault is a journalist and editor whose work has focused on business, government and healthcare – including public and private-payer health insurance.

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Jennifer Chumbley Hogue

Jennifer Chumbley Hogue

Jenny Chumbley Hogue brings over 30 years of health industry experience to her role as a contributor for medicareresources.org. Her specialties include Medicare, small-group insurance and the individual health insurance market. She takes great pride in not only understanding the details and laws regarding Medicare and individual-market health Insurance, but more importantly, being able to explain to regulations to consumers in a way that is easy to understand.

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Jae W. Oh

Jae W. Oh

Jae W. Oh is a nationally recognized Medicare expert, frequently quoted in the national press, including on USA Today, Dow Jones, cnbc, and Nasdaq.com, as well as on radio talk shows nationwide.

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Tanya Feke, M.D.

Tanya Feke, M.D.

Tanya Feke M.D. is a licensed, board-certified family physician living in New Hampshire. As a practicing primary care physician in Connecticut and an urgent care physician in New Hampshire for nearly ten years, she saw first-hand how Medicare impacted her patients. In recent years, her career path has shifted to consultant work with a focus on utilization review and medical necessity compliance. She currently works as a physician advisor at R1 RCM, Inc., where she performs case reviews for hospitals nationwide.

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Linda Bergthold

Linda Bergthold

Dr. Linda Bergthold has been a health care consultant and researcher for more than 25 years. She worked on the Clinton Health Reform plan and was the head of the Obama health care blog team in 2008. She also writes for The Huffington Post and healthinsurance.org health reform and insurance issues.

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Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson is co-founder and editor of medicareresources.org, where he works with a talented team of health policy writers. Anderson is a writer and editor with two decades of communications experience that includes previous lives in print journalism, corporate communications, and public affairs. Since 2008, Anderson has also worked as editor and content manager at […]

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Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack

Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor at the School of Social Service Administration. He is also Co-Director of The University of Chicago Crime Lab. He has published widely at the interface between poverty policy and public health. Pollack serves as a Fellow at the MacLean Center for Clinical Ethics at the University of Chicago, […]

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Wendell Potter

Wendell Potter

Following a 20-year career as a corporate insurance executive, Wendell Potter left his position as head of communications for Cigna in 2008 to advocate for comprehensive health care reform. He is now an analyst at the The Center for Public Integrity and president of Wendell Potter Consulting. He has also served as a consumer representative to […]

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Glenn Tornell

Glenn Tornell

Glenn Tornell is the former News & Publications director at Minnesota State University Moorhead.

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Guest Contributors

Rob Cullen

Rob Cullen

Rob Cullen has been writing about health policy for What If Post since 2009. Founded in 2007, What If Post is a website dedicated to helping non-experts understand America’s massively complex healthcare system and the efforts to reform it. Rob is also the web content manager for the Women’s Campaign Fund and writes their weekly […]

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Albert A. Rizzo

Albert A. Rizzo

Albert A. Rizzo, MD, FACP, FCCP, is the American Lung Association’s senior medical advisor to the American Lung Association and a leading media spokesperson for the Association. Dr. Rizzo is Chief of the Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware and a member of Christiana Care […]

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Shannon Martin

Shannon Martin

Shannon Martin, M.S.W., CMC, is Director of Communications at Aging Wisely, LLC, a comprehensive care management company and EasyLiving, Inc., a licensed home care agency, in Clearwater, FL. Prior to Aging Wisely, Shannon served as social services director and admissions coordinator in an assisted living/skilled nursing facility and worked as a social worker and volunteer […]

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Alex Guerrero

Alex Guerrero

Alex Guerrero is one the founders of PayingforSeniorCare.com, a site created and maintained by the American Elder Care Research Organization. The website is designed to help families and caregivers locate information about long-term care resources for their loved ones, and to find the public and private programs available to assist in covering the cost of […]

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Bruce Carlson

Bruce Carlson

Bruce Carlson has been producing the My History Can Beat Up Your Politics podcast since 2006.  His podcast discusses current politics with the perspective of history, applying layers of context to better inform political discussions. Carlson had completed podcasts on many topics including education, budgets, immigration, gun control and healthcare issues.  The program has tens […]

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Lisa Zamosky

Lisa Zamosky

Lisa Zamosky is a nationally known expert on health insurance, health care policy, the Affordable Care Act and consumer health and finance concerns. She writes for Money Magazine, is a former health care business columnist for the Los Angeles Times, and health insurance/reform expert and blogger with WebMD. Lisa was also a correspondent of the […]

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