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Insurance Consumer Advocate

Sha'Ron James


Contact Us
Mailing: 200 East Gaines St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0308

For Consumer Assistance:
Contact the Division of
Consumer Services within the
Department of Financial Services

Online at
Consumer Services
Toll-free in Florida
1-877-MY-FL-CFO
(1-877-693-5236)
Out of State
(850) 413-3089
Español
(850) 413-3033

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News Articles

DATE TITLE SOURCE
06/16/2016 Public hearing requested over Heritage's 14.9-percent insurance rate increase Ron Hurtibise - Sun Sentinel
06/15/2016 Sides in insurance standoff find reason for optimism Ron Hurtibise - Sun Sentinel
06/14/2016 Troubled Waters panel wades into divisive insurance fight Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
05/24/2016 Water claims forum aims to quell rising insurance rates Ron Hurtibise - Sun Sentinel
04/14/2016 Florida governor signs law shielding patients from surprise medical bills Harris Meyer - Modern Healthcare
04/14/2016 Scott signs surprise medical bill ban, advocate thanks Post readers Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
03/25/2016 Patient protection bill good legislation Editorial - Cape Coral Daily Breeze
03/18/2016 Surprise medical bills: Fla. seen as U.S. model as consumers speak out Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
03/12/2016 Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Champions Passage of Balance Billing Legislation East Lake Blister
03/11/2016 Surprise medical bills ban passes Florida Legislature on last day Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
03/04/2016 Citizens Insurance: Records shed new light on water-claims 'crisis' Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
03/04/2016 Surprise medical bills: Senate fight holds bill's fate Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
02/29/2016 Surprise medical bills: Consumers 'need help' from lawmakers now Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
02/26/2016 Balance Billing Crackdown Heading Toward Final Votes Lynn Hatter - WFSU
02/25/2016 Surprise medical bills ban survives tense fight Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
02/24/2016 Bid to end 'surprise billing' by health care providers hits home stretch Ron Hurtibise - Sun-Sentinel
02/17/2016 Surprise bills ban heads to FL House floor, advocate 'thrilled' Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
02/17/2016 Surprise medical bills: More than emergency care at issue, groups say Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
02/12/2016 A new proposed law could mean big changes for surprise hospital bills WFTV 9
01/20/2016 Commission, Senate Committee Push Transparency Forward Carol Gentry - WUSF News
01/19/2016 Advocate welcomes 'great start' for ban on surprise bills, doctors wary Charles Elmore - Palm Beach Post
01/09/2016 Citizens policyholders face multiple 'opt out' notices Leila Miller - Miami Herald
01/08/2016 Balance Billing Proposal Gets Senate Sponsor Carol Gentry - Health News Florida
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Press Releases/Op-Eds

DATE DESCRIPTION SOURCE
06/08/2016 CFO Jeff Atwater's Dollars & Sense CFO Atwater's Press Office
05/31/2016 Insurance Consumer Advocate's Forum: Troubled Waters: Finding A Balanced Approach To Florida's Water Loss Crisis Insurance Consumer Advocate's Office
04/14/2016 CFO Jeff Atwater Applauds Governor Scott for Signing Legislation that Ends Surprise Medical Bills CFO Atwater's Press Office
04/14/2016 Insurance Consumer Advocate Advocacy Alert: Air Ambulance Insurance Consumer Advocate's Office
04/01/2016 Insurance Consumer Advocate: A Call To Action Insurance Consumer Advocate's Office
03/11/2016 CFO Jeff Atwater Applauds the Passage of Legislation that Protects CFO Atwater's Press Office
03/11/2016 Florida Insurance Consumer Advocate Champions Passage CFO Atwater's Press Office
02/12/2016 Advocacy in Action: End Surprise Medical Bills Insurance Consumer Advocate's Office
02/04/2016 Advocacy in Action: End Surprise Medical Bills Insurance Consumer Advocate's Office
01/15/2016 Insurance Consumer Advocate's Forum: Informing Consumer Decisions: What is the FAIR Health Database? Insurance Consumer Advocate's Office
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