Adam Searing is one of 10 Champions of Change who are helping their communities understand the impact of and opportunities under the federal health care reform law, according to a news release.
The director of the Health Access Coalition for the North Carolina Justice Center, Searing has fought to keep health plans and hospitals nonprofit and community-focused, helped implement expansions of the state Medicaid program and helped pass a model state Children's Health Insurance Program, officials said.
Searing also was recently named a Health Advocate of the Year by the national consumer group Families USA.
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