Group Health Insurance In
Fort Worth Gets Chiquita
Fort Worth group health insurance and the people who have it could see
sweeping changes for the better now that Chiquita Brooks-LaSure has been
confirmed by the full Senate to head up the Centers for Medicare and
The Washington Post originally said
back in March that Brooks-LaSure had
been hand-picked by the current
administration to lead the $1 trillion
agency, but it wasn't made official until
She'll also be entrusted to strengthen the administration's pride and joy - the Affordable Care Act
- as every effort is made to bring low-cost healthcare to uninsured and underinsured Americans
across the nation, including those who have group health insurance in Fort Worth.
In a statement a few months ago,
Brooks-LaSure said "The biggest
coverage gap exposed by the
COVID-19 crisis is that many U.S.
residents are not enrolled in affordable, comprehensive health coverage that will
cover COVID-19 testing and services and other health care costs." The coronavirus
has claimed more than 480,000 American lives and left others searching for
Rick Thornton, a group health
insurance agent in Fort Worth,
says Brooks-LaSure's hiring is a
big deal - and in a good way.
She is an experienced health policy staffer who worked in the Health
and Human Services Department during the Obama administration to
implement the ACA.
Here appointment to the Senate also
makes history as she becomes the first
Black woman to serve in the second-
most powerful position in the
Department of Health and Human
Thornton added that those who have or are interested in group
health insurance in Fort Worth should pay attention to Brooks-
LaSure's moves in the weeks and months after her appointment.
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