Those of you keeping a close watch on Pennsylvania MCARE developments may be interested to know that the Commission on the MCARE Fund will be holding a public hearing to give citizens and organizations the opportunity to provide relevant information, opinions and suggestions that concentrate on the Commission’s guiding principles.  The Commission was formed to make recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly by November 15, 2006, regarding the continuation of the MCARE assessment abatement and the elimination or phase-out of the MCARE Fund.  The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, November 2, 2006, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will be held at the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency, 211 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA.  The public notice can be found here [Public Notice].