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Friday, October 31, 2014

Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health Dr. Nirav Shah Addresses LI Business Community

Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health Dr. Nirav Shah addressed the Long Island business community at an LIA Executive Breakfast earlier today.  LIA members heard from the Commissioner on the impact of the Affordable Care Act, delivering accurate health care, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and the implementation of New York State's exchange and their impact on Long Island's business community and economy.

"As the top health official in New York State, Commissioner Shah is playing a critical role in ensuring that employers can comply with the federal health care law and offer health insurance to their employees while maintaining successful businesses," said Kevin Law, President & CEO of the Long Island Association. "By promoting health and productivity while overseeing some of the best hospitals in the country right here on Long Island, the Health Department has tremendous potential to boost the economy and protect our quality of life."

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Dr. Nirav R. Shah
Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health

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LIA President & CEO Kevin Law, Dr. Nirav R. Shah, Commissioner of the New York State Department of Health, and Samuel Stanley, co-chair of the LIA Health, Education and NFP Committee co-chairman and President of Stony Brook University