The award is given to individuals who have made exceptional contributions in the effort to help our nation's health care consumers. Hunt received the award to "recognize and honor her leadership in the expansion of Medicaid in Kentucky, her efforts to bolster health coverage under the Affordable Care Act and her steadfast commitment to building a healthier Kentucky," Nicole Nash reports in a KVH press release.
"Regan is a one-of-a-kind advocate who led the way on Medicaid expansion and health coverage enrollment in the Bluegrass State," Ron Pollack, executive director of Families USA, said. "Thanks to Regan's tireless efforts, thousands of Kentuckians have access to health care. The diverse coalition she has mobilized will continue to benefit Kentucky residents for years to come." (Read more)