Jay Williamson, founder of HealthPriceCompare, has worked with uninsured and medically vulnerable populations for over fifteen years. He previously served as Division Director (Acting) of the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. He has worked as a consultant for a disease management company and in both group and individual insurance for national health insurance companies. His book, The Patient’s Guide to Getting the Best Medical Care at the Best Possible Price, is a detailed guide for uninsured and under-insured individuals seeking cost-effective, quality medical care. He has a BA from the College of William & Mary and an MA from the Johns Hopkins University where his thesis examined Medicare and the politics of healthcare cost containment.