The Affordable Care Act

Elizabeth Canis discusses the questions and implications around the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act. For Canis, sustainable change means understanding the complexity of the legislation and finding bipartisan support for alternatives. Whatever result the administration’s policies have on healthcare in America, reducing the cost trajectory and addressing cost transparency will be critical to successful future changes.


“What approach will the administration have to create sustainable change to provide the best benefit to the most Americans?”


About Elizabeth Canis

Canis served as the Vice President of Exchange Strategy at UnitedHealth Group, after holding several other positions at the company over her seven-year tenure. She also served as Vice President of Strategy and key member of the leadership team at Zest Health, where she identified and cultivated segment and distribution channel relationships, defined the pricing methodology, and constructed the operating model for the organization. Canis has spent more than a decade driving disruptive change across the healthcare industry and is an expert on the Affordable Care Act and health reform legislation. Canis holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Additionally, Canis serves on the Board for the Alzheimer’s Association Minnesota/North Dakota Chapter.

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