New York State
Eric R. Dinallo Superintendent of Insurance 25 Beaver Street New York, N.Y. 10004
|ISSUED 01/28/2008||FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
MEDIA ADVISORY: INSURANCE DEPARTMENT HOLDING ALBANY PUBLIC HEARINGS JANUARY 31 ON PLAN TO MERGE, CONVERT GHI, HIP TO FOR-PROFIT
The Insurance Department will hold public hearings on January 31 in Albany as part of its regulatory review of a proposal by Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) – together known as EmblemHealth – to merge and convert to a for-profit company. Government officials, consumer representatives, consumers and health care providers are among those expected to testify. Written testimony may be submitted up until March 1.
The Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Room 600
Empire State Plaza
WHEN: Thursday, January 31. The hearing will begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. or until testimony is complete.
WEBCAST: The hearings will be webcast live at www.webcatter.com/live/nysins.
Andy Mais 212-480-5262; 917-749-3408
Ronald Klug 212-480-2285, 347-203-1167
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