WLOS and WMYA to host town hall discussion on the Affordable Care Act Jan. 30

Town Hall discussion on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, Jan 30

Press release:

WLOS and WMYA will host a “Your Voice, Your Future” Town Hall discussion on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, January 30th 7:30pm-9pm at the Virginia Boone Building at the WNC Ag Center. Doors open at 6pm. News 13 will live stream the program on wlos.com and will broadcast it Saturday, February 1 on WMYA 4pm-530pm.

The public is invited to attend the event. To register for a free ticket, go to http://www.wlos.com/news/features/town-hall/

Host of “Behind the Headlines,” Mark Hyman, will moderate the event. News 13’s Frank Fraboni and Kimberly Allison will be on the Digital Desk, with questions and comments from social media.

Panelists are:
Alec Hoffman, Program Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Donald Bryson, Policy Specialist Americans for Prosperity
Leslie Boyd, WNC Health Advocates, Director
Cody Hand, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, North Carolina Hospital Association

Other specially invited audience members include:
John Wingerter, Director of Health Insurance Information Services at the Buncombe County Council on Aging
W. Scott Parker, WNC Community Health Services
Janet Presson, President, A Small Miracle
Janet Presson, President, A Small Miracle

News 13 has hosted previous town hall events on Gun Control and Same Sex Marriage.

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