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Media Advisory

Florida Office of Insurance Regulation Announces a Public Hearing for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida (BCBS) Proposed Plan of Reorganization
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Contact Info:

Amy Bogner
(850) 413-2515
Amy.Bogner@floir.com

Who:
Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
What:

 The Office will conduct a public hearing to discuss the proposed Plan of Reorganization for Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) of Florida (d/b/a Florida Blue). This request would allow BCBS/Florida Blue to reorganize as a stock insurer under a mutual holding company.

BCBS/Florida Blue is the largest domestic health insurer in the state of Florida with more than 1.3 million covered lives combined for the individual, small and large group markets.
 
 A copy of the agenda is available for review.

Consumers and other interested parties are welcome to submit comments about this proposal by sending an email to:
BCBShearing@floir.com.
 
The Florida Channel will be streaming the hearing live online via its website. 

A video recording of the hearing will be available at a later date. 
 
 
For more information about this public hearing, visit the Office’s “Blue Cross and Blue Shield Public Hearing”  website page.
 
Information for Media Attending the Hearing:
Onsite Media Contact: Amy Bogner, OIR Deputy Communications Director
 
·         Press packets will be available at the registration table. 
·         Wi-Fi connection is provided in the auditorium -- no password required.
·          Room access for set-up begins at 3:30 p.m.
·         Equipment must be removed from the room at the conclusion of the hearing.
·         Reserved seating will be designated for “press only” in the second row of the left-hand side of the center aisle.
When:
Thursday, July 25, 2013 5:30 PM
Where:

Miami-Dade College (Wolfson Campus)
Auditorium Room 1261
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL  33132-2296 
   

Contact Info:

Amy Bogner
(850) 413-2515
Amy.Bogner@floir.com

About the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (Office) has primary responsibility for regulation, compliance and enforcement of statutes related to the business of insurance and the monitoring of industry markets. For more information about the Office, please visit www.floir.com or follow us on Twitter @FLOIR_comm.

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