Associate Member News

Updated March 26, 2014

FAHP Welcomes New Members:

TracFone Wireless, is the largest prepaid wireless provider in the United States and became the first prepaid provider authorized by the Federal Communications Commission to participate in the Lifeline program. SafeLink Wireless, is the trade name of TracFone's Lifeline assistance program. 

Founded in 1950, Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA) represents more than 5,000 physical therapists and physical therapist assistants licensed to practice in Florida. Physical therapists are healthcare professionals with clinical doctorates who evaluate and treat people of all ages with medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives.


AAAHC Achieving Accreditation seminar in Tampa a success.

HTMS, an Emdeon Company, Successfully Preps WINhealth to Compete on the Health Insurance Exchange Marketplace 

Genomic Health Announces Publication of Oncotype DX® Prostate Cancer Test Analytical Validation Study 

 

 

 

 

The Florida Association of Health Plans' mission is to better the health of Florida's citizens by promoting the growth of health plans dedicated to providing the best service, highest quality of care, best value and affordability, and access to their members and business partners.  We do this by:

1. Helping to develop cooperative relationships between health plans, providers, government partners, and employer groups.
2. Advocating for the interests of health plans and their members on legislative and regulatory issues.
3. Educating our members, policy makers, and the public about our health plans and the benefits they provide.


Wences Troncoso Joins Florida Association of Health Plans to Serve as Vice President
& General Counsel of FAHP 


Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Association of Health Plans, Inc. (FAHP) today announced that Wences Troncoso has joined the association to serve as vice president and general counsel. Troncoso’s employment is effective today, February 17, 2014.

“Wences brings an abundance of knowledge and experience to the Florida Association of Health Plans with a background in providing oversight and services to insurers operating in Florida,” said Audrey Brown, president and CEO of FAHP. “The addition of Wences is vital for the association, as his knowledge base will allow us to better serve our members and continue to be a valued resource to Florida’s policymakers during this critical time in deciding the future landscape of health care in Florida. We welcome Wences and look forward to him joining our outstanding team of professionals.” 

“I am honored to join the Florida Association of Health Plans today,” said Wences Troncoso. “The association is truly a touchstone for the health care industry, and I look forward to combining the skills I developed while at the Office of Insurance Regulation in the health care arena with my background in law to serve the association as vice president and general counsel.”

Troncoso most recently served as the Deputy Insurance Commissioner for Life and Health at the OIR. In his role at the OIR, Troncoso oversaw the daily activities of the Life and Health Product Review, and Life and Health Financial Oversight Unit. Prior to joining OIR, he served as a Public Defender with the 2nd Judicial Circuit for two years. Troncoso received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Florida State University and his Juris Doctor from Barry University.

  


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