- Apr 13, 2011
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Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Monday she is in talks with the NFL to help promote new insurance options under ObamaCare.
Sebelius said the football league has been "very actively and enthusiastically engaged" in discussions about a partnership to encourage people to enroll in newly available insurance plan
"We're having active discussions right now with a variety of sports affiliates" about both paid advertising and partnerships to encourage enrollment, Sebelius told reporters.HHS is reportedly also in talks with the NBA to promote the law.
The Boston Red Sox filmed a commercial promoting Massachusetts's healthcare law when it took effect in 2006.
"We know the Red Sox were incredibly effective in Massachusetts … so it's a logical place to go," Sebelius said.
Read more: Sebelius in talks with NFL on promoting ObamaCare insurance plans - The Hill's Healthwatch
Sebelius is announcing that she is in talks with the NFL to help promote the ACA. Hope this makes way and hopefully this well broaden the awareness of this act. Red Sox did it back in 06 so this makes sense.