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Louise Norris

Louise Norris has written more than 120 opinions and educational pieces about Obamacare for 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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Josh Schultz

Josh (pictured second from left) has a strong background in Medicare and Medicaid. He’s spent more than six years in health policy, including the Medicare Rights Center and Sachs Policy Group, a boutique consulting firm specializing in hospital and health system business concerns. Josh enjoys running, road biking, and exploring Washington, D.C. and New York City — […]

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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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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 the National […]

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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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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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Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson is co-founder and editor of, 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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Guest Contributors

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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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Alex Guerrero

Alex Guerrero is one the founders of, 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 such care. Since […]

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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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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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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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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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