Health Care and Life Sciences > Health Reform Resource Center > GAO Appoints CO-OP Program Advisory Board
29 Jun '10

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has appointed 15 members to the Advisory Board for the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Program.  The CO-OP Program, established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, will make grants and loans to create nonprofit, member-run health insurers serving the individual and small-group markets.  All grants and loans must be awarded by July 1, 2013.  More information about the appointees and the Advisory Board are available at http://www.gao.gov/hcac/co_op.html.