On August 31, 2012, the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida, entered an order placing AvaHealth, Inc., d/b/a/ Key Insurance Plan (“AvaHealth”) into receivership for purposes of liquidation. The Florida Department of Financial Services is the court appointed Receiver of AvaHealth. The company was previously placed into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation effective July 2, 2012.
AvaHealth was a health insurer, based in Tampa, which had approximately 1,200 insureds. Pursuant to §631.717, Florida Statutes, the policies are not cancelled by the Liquidation Order. The Florida Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association ("FLAHIGA") will assume the current AvaHealth policies. FLAHIGA will comply with Florida law and provide AvaHealth policyholders with at least 180 days notice prior to cancelling policies or any policy riders.
Until further notice, consumers with questions regarding AvaHealth should
contact the company directly at (877) 539-2911 (Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. –
Consumers wishing to file a new claim or inquire about the status of a pending claim with AvaHealth should also contact that phone number.
For non-claims related questions, consumers are asked to contact the Receiver by using the "Contact Us" form at the Receiver's website, www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/Receiver or call the Florida Department of Financial Services, as Receiver, at (800) 882-3054 or (850) 413-3081. Copies of the relevant information and documents are available on the Receiver's website, www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/Receiver.