(Washington, DC) - Since health care reform made national headlines, there has been an increase in misinformation about the health insurance industry and health care in general. To continue protecting consumers’ financial interests and to provide information, the DC Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) will participate in the 17th annual NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo on Saturday, January 16 and Sunday, January 17, 2010, from 9 am to 5 pm at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The event is sponsored by Network Events, Inc. (NEI) and NBC4, and is expected to draw thousands of attendees.
DISB will have exhibit booth number 1925 where consumers may find a variety of health-related consumer tips, as well as information pertaining to financial services in general. Agency staff will also hand out promotional items such as cups and pens to the public. Residents may find the following consumer materials:
- 10 Things You Should Know About a Medigap Policy
- 10 Things You Should Know About Cancer Insurance
- What You Should Know About COBRA
- Insurance Fraud—What it is and how to Report It
- DISB’s Foreclosure Mitigation Kit, and much more.
Visitors to the booth may also meet DISB staff who have expertise on the above topics, and will answer concerns or questions regarding any financial issues.
NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo
Saturday and Sunday, January 16-17, 2010, 9 am - 5 pm
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW
DISB Exhibit Booth Number 1925