Public Policy Professor Appointed to Direct District’s Health Exchange
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The government's Affordable Care Act requires each state and the District to set up an exchange for individuals and owners of small businesses to buy health insurance with the aim of reducing the cost of insurance and providing more choices.
The executive board of the
"We are very fortunate to have
A nationally recognized expert on private health insurance markets, Kofman is a faculty member at
Kofman worked on health care reform at the
"I am honored to be selected by the board of directors," Kofman said, "and excited about the opportunity to work with government leaders, the regulated community, health care leaders and most of all, the businesses and residents of the
"Together," she added, "We can establish a robust and viable health insurance exchange marketplace second to none."
Kofman has served in several other key leadership positions, including secretary-treasurer of the
The Right Balance
From 2008 to 2011, she served under
"As the superintendent of insurance of
Her first stint at
Kofman, who graduated from Georgetown Law in 1996, rejoined the
Leader in Health Policy
Her published work includes a report on health insurance scams and articles on state and federal health insurance reforms in peer-reviewed journals.
She also has served as an expert witness in civil and criminal cases involving health insurance scams and unauthorized insurance, and has testified before the
"We are very proud of Mila and congratulate her on her appointment as executive director," says
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