News Advisory from the office of State Senator Judith Zaffirini

Contact: Nick Almanza
(512) 463-0121
January 29, 2007

Rally and Press Conference for Prosthetic Parity Coverage Today

What: The Texas Coalition for Insurance Services Parity will hold a press conference and rally today (Monday) to support legislation filed by Senator Judith Zaffirini, D-Laredo, requiring health insurance parity coverage of orthotic and prosthetic devices for amputees. The press conference and rally will begin at 10 a.m. on the south steps of the Capitol and will highlight SB 54 by Zaffirini, which protects individuals and families who purchase health insurance by ensuring prosthetic and orthotic devices be included in health coverage.
When: Monday, January 29, 2007
10 a.m.
Where: Texas Capitol
South Steps