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The Commissioner’s Network Adequacy Advisory Council to Conduct First Public Meeting

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE– June 10, 2016

The Commissioner’s 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:

  • 1818 East College Parkway

Carson City, Nevada 89706

Hearing Room, Suite 103

 Video Conference:

  • 2501 East Sahara Avenue

Las Vegas, Nevada 89104

Conference Room, on the third floor of the Bradley Building

Click 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 Play.

 

 

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