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2010 Webinar: Consumer Assistance and Insurance Oversight



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NCSL 2010 Webinars allow attendees to participate in meetings taking place around the world from the comfort of their desk. They are collaborative, interactive and easy to use. This webinar will be recorded for those who are unable to attend the live meeting.

This is the third in a six-part series “States Implementing Health Reform” co-hosted by the Forum for State Health Policy Leadership and the NCSL Health Program. 



States Implementing Health Reform:  Consumer Assistance and Insurance Oversight Webinar
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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

For many who are already enrolled or seeking immediate coverage in private market insurance, reform has already arrived. The right to appeal denials of treatment, consumer assistance offices, reviews of premium rates and 50-state expanded use of high-risk pools  are new features available to tens of millions of Americans.  States have numerous options for leading the efforts, or declining to administer these policies, all of which are based on some existing state laws. More


  • Steve Larsen, Deputy Director, Office of Oversight at HHS/ Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (OCIIO), Washington, D.C.
    Brian Webb, Manager, Health Policy & Legislation, National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), Washington, D.C.
  • Marcy Morrison, Commissioner, Colorado Division of Insurance, Denver, Colo. (Jan. 2007-Nov. 2010)
  • Moderator: Richard Cauchi, Program Director, Health Program, NCSL



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