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Brian Blase Quoted in The Washington Post

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Brian Blase, Ph.D., is the President of Paragon Health Institute. Brian was Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House’s National Economic Council (NEC) from 2017-2019, where he coordinated the development and execution of numerous health policies and advised the President, NEC director, and senior officials. After leaving the White House, Brian founded Blase Policy Strategies and serves as its CEO.

On June 7, 2023, Paragon President Brian Blase was quoted in The Washington Post‘s story “Biden administration proposes limit on skimpy health insurance plans.”

From the article:

The proposal to rein in short-term health plans inflamed the debate that has always surrounded this alternative insurance.

Conservative health policy specialists immediately denounced the Biden administration’s proposal.

“Short-term plans provide quality, affordable coverage for millions of people, reduce the number of the uninsured, help people who get sick and — contrary to the critics — do nothing to undermine” the ACA insurance marketplace, said Brian Blase, an economic policy adviser in the Trump White House who led the work to broaden the availability of such plans.

The full article can be found in The Washington Post

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