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Nevada Division of Insurance is seeking new member for the Commissioner’s Network Adequacy Advisory Council

Contact: Yeraldin Deavila, Public Information Officer
Phone: (775) 687-0772
E-mail: ydeavila@doi.nv.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE– January 18, 2018

 Nevada Division of Insurance is seeking new member for the Commissioner’s Network Adequacy Advisory Council

CARSON CITY, NV – The Nevada Division of Insurance is currently accepting applications for individuals to represent consumers or consumer groups to fill a recent vacancy on the Network Adequacy Advisory Council.

The Network Adequacy Advisory Council is composed of 9 members appointed by Nevada’s Insurance Commissioner Barbara Richardson. This Council was created under the Network Adequacy Regulation R049-14 to recommend additional standards for determining whether a network plan is adequate.

“This is an excellent opportunity for members of the community who have experience in consumer advocacy to have a seat on the council to help ensure Nevada consumers have adequate access to providers and healthcare,” said Insurance Commissioner Barbara Richardson.

The deadline to submit an application is February 8, 2018, no later than 5:00 PM (PST). The applications may be sent to:

Nevada Division of Insurance

Attention: Tracy Zehner

1818 E. College Parkway, Suite 103

Carson City, Nevada 89706

or by e-mail to: tzehner@doi.nv.gov  

For more information and to view the notice visit the Division’s website at http://doi.nv.gov/Notices/

Network Adequacy measures whether a network plan has sufficient providers of health care services to meet the needs of its members.

About the Nevada Division of Insurance

The State of Nevada Division of Insurance, a Division of the Nevada Department of Business and Industry, protects the rights of Nevada consumers and regulates Nevada’s $14 billion insurance industry. The Division of Insurance has offices in Carson City and Las Vegas. In 2017, the Division investigated more than 3,200 consumer complaints and recovered over $5 million on behalf of consumers. For more information about the Division of Insurance, visit DOI.NV.GOV.

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