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Health Council of East Central Florida

MMRB Liaison: Suzanne Kidd

Board Type: Multi-Jurisdictional
Enabling Legislation:
Section 381.493 (Rev 408.033), Florida Statutes, took effect October 1, 1982.
The Board of County Commissioners appoints six members to the Health Council. Effective October 1, 1984, the Board of County Commissioners made appointments as follows: two health care providers, two health care purchasers and health care consumers as defined in the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services rules. Further amended in 1988, the Council includes two health care providers, one health care purchaser, two health care consumers, and one elderly consumer representative. In September 1989, the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services redefined the membership of the Council in order to bring it into compliance with statutory requirements. Appointments now consist of two health care providers, two health care purchasers, and two health care consumers. One consumer representative must be a person over 60 years of age.
Member Types:
  • 1 Health Care Consumer
  • 1 Health Care Consumer Over 60 Years of Age
  • 2 Health Care Provider
  • 2 Health Care Purchaser
Term Length: 2 Years
Powers and Duties:
1. Develop a district or regional area health plan. 2. Advise the state agency on health cares issues and resource allocations. 3. Promote public awareness of community health needs. 4. Collect data and conduct analyses and studies related to health care needs of the district. 5. Advise and assist regional planning councils and local governments. 6. Monitor funds distributed to meet the needs of the medically indigent and underserved groups. 7. Plan for services for persons infected with HIV. 8. Provide technical assistance to meet the health care objectives and policies of the council. 9. Provide data for review of certificate-of-need applications.
Fourth Wednesday of every other month at 2:00 p.m., 5931 Brick Court, Unit 164, Winter Park, FL

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Contact Person:
Ken Peach
Executive Director
Health Council of East Central Florida
(866) 991-3652 ext. 702

Last Revised: 3/18/2019

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Dan L. Becker Health Care Consumer Over 60 Years of Age 9/30/2020
Raul Beltran Jr. Health Care Provider 9/30/2020
Anthony J. Hutton Health Care Consumer 9/30/2019
Jason Andrew Lovern Health Care Provider 9/30/2019
Stephanie K. Prewitt Health Care Purchaser 9/30/2020

Health Care Purchaser
   (1 position)

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