Deavila, Public Information Officer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE– June 10, 2016
Network Adequacy Advisory Council to Conduct First Public Meeting
CARSON CITY, NV – Members of the
public are invited to attend the Commissioner’s Network Adequacy Advisory
Council’s first public meeting on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 10 a.m. (PDT).
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. Council recommendations must be provided to the Commissioner on
or before September 15, 2016; this meeting will begin that process.
Network Adequacy measures whether
a network plan has sufficient providers of health care services to meet the
needs of its members.
The meeting will be conducted at
the Nevada Division of Insurance in Carson City with a simultaneous video
conference on Wednesday, June 15, 2016
at 10 a.m. (PDT) in Las Vegas at the below locations:
East College Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada
on the third floor of the Bradley Building
here to view the agenda and supporting materials for this meeting.
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 $11.9 billion
insurance industry. The Division of Insurance has offices in Carson City and
Las Vegas. In 2015, the Division investigated more than 3,200 consumer
complaints and recovered nearly $5 million on behalf of consumers. For more
information about the Division of Insurance, visit DOI.NV.GOV or download the
Division’s smartphone app NDOI Connect today in the Apple App Store and Google