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Houston's Leaders Collaborate for Historic Day in Health Care

ACA Press Conf 10-1-13

City of Houston Press Conference Marks Opening Day of ACA Enrollment

The city of Houston held a press conference to mark the first day of open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace on Tuesday, October 1, to recognize the historic significance of the Affordable Care Act. State Senator Rodney Ellis and Houston Mayor Pro-tem Ed Gonzalez were joined by leaders from numerous community organizations to show solidarity in support of the healthcare initiative. The organizations, referred to as the Gulf Coast Health Insurance Marketplace Collaborative are working together to get out the word about enrollment, including Houston Department of Health & Human Services, Harris County Healthcare Alliance, One Voice Texas, Change Happens, Enroll America, Gateway to Care, Harris County Area Agency on Aging, Harris Health System, Houston Area Urban League, Memorial Hermann Health System, Texans Together, Texas Organizing Project, Vecino Health Centers and others.