Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland to speak at Cameron Business Forum on Healthcare Reform

Cameron University's Business Research Center will present Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland during a business forum dealing with healthcare reform issues on Thursday, November 19. The presentation, starting at 1 p.m. in the CETES Conference Center, will also feature a panel comprised of Jeff Raymond, Executive Director, OKWatchdog, a patient advocacy organization; Wayne Rohde, co-founder of Oklahomans for Health Care Reform; and Dr. Brent Smith, a personal care physician in Lawton. The forum is open to the public at no charge.

A long-time advocate for affordable health insurance, Holland continually works to reduce costs and expand access to coverage. Elected to office in 2006 after having been appointed by Gov. Brad Henry in January 2005 to fill an unexpired term, she has a proven track record of consumer advocacy over more than two decades as an insurance professional. Her professional and public policy experience in health care and health insurance provides a strong backdrop to her commitment as commissioner to lead health policy reforms that guarantee all Oklahomans access to affordable healthcare coverage. Commissioner Holland is the recipient of the statewide 2007 Public Service Champion of Health, which recognizes her contributions to reducing uninsured in our state.

For more information, contact Dr. Syed Ahmed, Director, Business Research Center, CU School of Business at 580-581-2430.

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November 10, 2009

PR# 09-244