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Brian Burton, Navigators for a Healthy La. (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-11-27

Duration: 00:39:50

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | HEALTH INSURANCE | Health Care


  • Burton, Brian Speaker


A speech by Brian Burton before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 27, 2017. Burton is the state director for Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana. He discusses: the work of his organization; the Trump Administration’s cuts to the outreach and in-person assistance for signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare); the statistics for the ongoing open enrollment period in Louisiana; changes to the federal insurance marketplace; and the cost of the insurance premiums in the Louisiana marketplace. He also answers questions from the audience.