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Please see attached letter from the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation which provides consumer guidance regarding Florida Healthcare Plus, Inc.’s receivership process. FHCP was recently ordered into receivership for purposes of rehabilitation, with an automatic liquidation effective at 12:01 a.m. on January 1, 2015. FHCP members have continued health care coverage with the company until January 1, 2015. If members do not select an alternative health coverage plan before January 1st, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will automatically enroll them into original fee-for-service Medicare with a prescription drug plan.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Orange County insurance agent Mario Ferreri, 60, for defrauding clients of his financial services company, Financial Management Resources, out of more than $1 million in life insurance premium payments.
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, who also serves as Florida’s State Fire Marshal, today led a groundbreaking ceremony for the Fallen Firefighter Memorial on the grounds of the Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee. CFO Atwater was joined by Governor Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, fire service professionals and families of fallen firefighters to mark the start of construction efforts on the memorial that will pay tribute to fire service personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty.

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