(Tallahassee) – Today the Florida House of Representatives approved final passage of legislation to support and streamline operations for Florida’s Health Insurance Marketplace. The bill is now headed to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for signing.
Administered by Florida Health Choices, Florida’s Health Insurance Marketplace is a centralized web portal where small businesses and eligible individuals can shop [...]
(Tallahassee) – Florida Health Choices (FHC) has begun stocking its shelves with quality coverage options that will be available to consumers when Florida’s Health Insurance Marketplace opens for business. Florida Blue and Florida Health Care Plans are the first health vendors to announce plans to sell small business coverage through the centralized website that will launch [...]
(Tallahassee) – At the January 22nd annual meeting, the Florida Health Choices board unanimously elected former state senator Durell Peaden as the new chairman. Dr. Peaden replaces Senator Aaron Bean, who resigned as chairman in December 2012.
“We will miss Senator Bean’s leadership,” Peaden said. “I look forward to continuing to work with our committed team [...]
Statement from CEO Rose Naff
“I want to thank Senator Aaron Bean for his leadership during the start-up of Florida’s Insurance Marketplace. Under his guidance and direction, he has helped establish the foundation where Florida businesses will soon be able to choose employee healthcare options and plans that best fit their needs and budgets.
“Due to his new [...]
(Tallahassee) – A recent meeting of the Florida Association of Health Insurance Underwriters provided an opportunity for Florida Health Choices (FHC) to gather input and feedback from insurance agents from across the state. Focus group sessions conducted by the Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHP) produced some key recommendations for improving the FHC Marketplace [...]
Florida’s online health insurance market place is now accepting healthcare plans. Florida Health Choices says it’s on-track to open for business by the start of the new year and could begin selling plans sooner than that.
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(Tallahassee) – Leaders working to establish an Insurance Marketplace for Florida small businesses will open the web portal early for insurance agents to tour, test and provide feedback before its official launch. The Florida Insurance Marketplace is a centralized website giving licensed agents and their clients — small businesses with four to 50 employees – [...]
Florida Health Choices CEO Rose Naff presented an update on the Florida Insurance Marketplace and screen shots of the marketplace’s web portal during a recent Florida Health Insurance Advisory Board meeting in Tallahassee.
(Tallahassee) – Licensed insurance agents across the state have another reason to participate in Florida’s Insurance Marketplace launching this fall. During a recent meeting the Florida Health Choices Board of Directors, led by Chairman Aaron Bean, unanimously agreed to eliminate the fees insurance agents would have paid to use the Marketplace, a central web portal [...]
Florida Health Choices CEO Rose Naff was a featured panelist at the July 17th Health Affairs’ conference, “After the Supreme Court: Moving Ahead to Implement the Affordable Care Act, Improve Health and Health Care and Lower Costs,” which was held at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.
While the other speakers on the panel presented [...]