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Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board (FHIAB) to Discuss 2015 Legislative Recommendations and Florida’s Essential Health Benefits Package
Monday, December 8, 2014
Contact Info:

Harvey Bennett/Amy Bogner
(850) 413-2515
press@floir.com


 

 
Who:
Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board (FHIAB), chaired by Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty.
What:

The FHIAB will hold a public meeting to develop its 2015 Legislative Recommendations and to discuss the Essential Health Benefits (EHB) package of items and services that is part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) federally-facilitated health exchange in Florida.  The meeting will include a presentation by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation on EHB and other components of the “Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2016” proposed rule recently released by HHS.

A copy of the agenda is available for review.

When:
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 2:00 PM
Where:

Senator Jim King Committee Room
401 Senate Office Building
T
he Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida

The Florida Channel will stream the meeting live through its website.
A copy of the video recording is now available.
For more information, visit the FHIAB website page.
Contact Info:

Harvey Bennett/Amy Bogner
(850) 413-2515
press@floir.com

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 and Facebook
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