July 19–Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board To Meet

Jul 19, 2007

The Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board ("Board") has scheduled a public meeting to discuss critical issues for theFlorida health care insurance market. The Board will discuss a myriad of issues including improving health care access, improving health care affordability, and insuring Florida ’s uninsured.

Public Meeting on Healthcare Issues. The meeting is on:

July 19, 2007 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Senate Office Building Room 401, 404 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida

The Florida Legislature established the Board to advise the Office of Insurance Regulation Agency of Health Care Administration (“AHCA”), other executive departments as well as the Governor and Florida Legislature on issues and trends affecting Floridians in the health care insurance marketplace. Chaired by Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty, the Board is comprised of representatives from the health insurance industry, insurance agents, employers, and a consumer as well as a representative from AHCA.

Additional public meetings are tentatively scheduled to be held in South Florida in August, and in Tallahassee in September. The meeting is open to the public, and input from interested parties is welcomed. For more information, please call Jim Bracher at (850) 422-7766. Those unable to attend may also send e-mail comments to at jbracher@earthlink.net; please include Florida Health Advisory Board in the subject line.