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Standing Advisory Board Vacancy Announcement

Standing Advisory Board Vacancy Announcement
The District of Columbia Health Benefit Exchange Authority’s (HBX’s) Standing Advisory Board is seeking applicants to fill the positions for four-year terms.  
HBX Standing Advisory Board members must be a resident of the District of Columbia and have expertise in at least one of the categories listed below.  Based on specific vacancies, HBX has a particular need for representation from a DC Health Link participating carrier and health care consumer interest advocacy organization.  Candidates that fulfill Standing Advisory Board qualifications are encouraged to apply.
People interested in serving should complete the attached application, attach an optional cover letter and/or resume and email this information to [email protected].   Applications will be reviewed by the Executive Board Business Operations Working Committee which will recommend candidates to the HBX Executive Board for appointment.
The Standing Advisory Board was established pursuant to the Health Benefit Exchange Establishment Act of 2011 (DC Law 19-94).  The Executive Board of the Health Benefit Exchange Authority established the nine-member Standing Advisory Board with staggered terms on November 14, 2012.  The Executive Board solicits recommendations and consults with the Standing Advisory Board with regard to any policy or operational issue within the executive board’s discretion. 
As examples, the Standing Advisory Board has provided input on a number of important issues including: the creation of one big marketplace for the individual and small group markets in the District of Columbia; a prohibition on tobacco rating; the addition of new exceptional circumstances that provide qualifying individuals access to a special enrollment period to obtain health coverage; and the HBX annual budget.
Qualifications for the Standing Advisory Board Membership include being a resident of the District of Columbia and having expertise in at least one of the following categories:
  1. Health professionals;
  2. Health insurance consumers;
  3. Disease and demographic-specific advocacy groups;
  4. Commercial sector health plans;
  5. Public sector health plans;
  6. Health insurance brokers;
  7. Health care consumer interest advocacy;
  8. Health care foundations;
  9. Exchange Consumers; or
  10. Such other interests considered necessary.