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Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board To Host Public Meeting On Health Care
Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Tallahassee (July 11, 2007) - The Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board (Board) has scheduled a public meeting to discuss critical issues for the Florida 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
Sponsored by the Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board
July 19, 2007
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 (Office), 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 jbracher@earthlink.net; please include "Florida Health Advisory Board" in the subject line. For a copy of the agenda, please click here.
 
Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting should telephone (850) 422-7766 at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.
 
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