Laura Colbert, executive director of the consumer advocacy group Georgians for a Healthy Future, said Monday that health care spending growth has been squeezing patients. “We hear from consumers that…
GHF is pleased to welcome Jamila Young to our staff. Jamila will serve as GHF’s Outreach and Communications Coordinator. In her role she is responsible for crafting GHF’s external communications, creating public education materials, and building and strengthening GHF’s connections to consumers and community groups across Georgia.
Jamila comes to GHF after practicing law at the Wright Legal Group in Columbus, GA and working as an enrollment assisster during the inaugural open enrollment periods of the Affordable Care Act . She has also worked as a diversity fellow for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Jamila is a native of Albany, Georgia. She has a B.A. in English from Kennesaw State University, a J.D. from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, a licensed attorney and currently working on her LLM in Health Law and Policy at Hofstra University. She is also a proud mother to her only child, Tre.
Please welcome Jamila!
With the changing healthcare landscape, there are new words and phrases that the average consumer is unfamiliar with. Navigators….Certified application counselors (CACs)….and even Marketplace. As consumers try to gather as much information as they can to make informed health care decisions, Georgians for a Healthy Future will continue to demystify the changes and provide you the information you need to make the right decision for you and your family. (more…)