Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

Health Care Reform and Other Insurance Issues Focus of July 26 Economic Perspectives

Posted by Hopeton on July 24, 2010

Audrey Selden will discuss the latest trends and changes in insurance for consumers including the new federal health care reform law on the July 26 edition of Economic Perspectives, 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. on KAZI 88.7 FM.  Selden is the Senior Associate Commissioner for Consumer Protection at the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI).  Listen live online at

Audrey Selden

Some of the issues that will be discussed in the interview include:

  • TDI resources available to assist consumers on the web and by phone
  • Timeline for implementation of federal health care reform
  • Medicare’s prescription rebate program
  • Eligibility requirements for the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan

Selden oversees the TDI division that assists consumers with questions and disputes about insurance.  She chairs the Texas State Disaster Coalition and leads the agency’s disaster response efforts.  She is a graduate of Leadership Texas, a board member of the Foundation for Women’s Resources, and Board Development Committee member of the Girl Scouts of Central Texas Council.


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