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Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board (FHIAB) to Discuss 2016 Legislative Recommendations
Friday, September 4, 2015
Contact Info:

Amy Bogner
(850) 413-2515


Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board (FHIAB), chaired by Insurance Commissioner Kevin M. McCarty.

                       The FHIAB will hold a public meeting to discuss its 2016 legislative recommendations. A copy of the agenda is available for review.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 9:30 AM
Hilton Bonnet Creek
Nassau Meeting Room (conference center lower level), 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane, Orlando, FL 32821 - Map and Directions
Hotel Parking Fees:
·         Self-Parking: 0-20min/free; 20min – 2hours/$8; 2-4 hours/$10; 4-6 hours/$12; 6-8 hours/$14 and 8-24 hours/$16
·         Valet Parking - $16/daily
For those unable to attend the meeting, a conference call number will be available for listening purposes only. To call-in, dial 1-866-200-9760 and provide code 4288083#. 
For more information about the meeting, visit the FHIAB website page.
Communications Contact On-Site: Amy Bogner, Deputy Director of Communications
Press Badges – For members of the press who plan to attend the meeting, the Communications Office must be notified in advance and provided with the names of the individuals attending and the news organization represented. Upon arrival at the FHIAB meeting, each individual will receive an Office of Insurance Regulation press badge. This press badge must be worn at all times while on the premises of the hotel.
Satellite trucks – If a satellite truck is being brought onto hotel property for purposes of this meeting, special arrangements must be made in advance for parking.
Hotel Press Policy:
·         Press must limit activities strictly to the FHIAB meeting (Nassau Meeting Room).
·         To protect guest’s privacy at the hotel, permission must be obtained for any photos/video shot outside of the designated meeting room for this event. This includes being accompanied by a member of the hotel’s public relations team while shooting. At no time may a member of the press take photos of hotel guests outside of the designated meeting space.
·         The hotel can provide press kits, high resolution images and B-roll upon request by Monday, September 7, 2015 at 9:30a.m. (48 hours in advance of the meeting).
                     To request a press badge, satellite truck parking arrangements, hotel images/B-roll, or permission to shoot photo/video anywhere at the hotel outside of the Nassau meeting room for this event, please contact the  Communications Office at (850) 413-2515 or via email at press@floir.com.
Contact Info:

Amy Bogner
(850) 413-2515

About the Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board
The Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board is a legislatively established entity whose responsibilities include an advisory role on health insurance issues to the Office of Insurance Regulation, the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Financial Services, other executive departments, and to the Legislature. The current legislation governing this Board is found in Section 627.6699(11), Florida Statute.

About the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation 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