Government Leaders, Legislators, Insurer Highlight of Friday’s Louisiana
Health Care Commission Agenda
Released: February 20, 2008
Commissioner of Insurance
Jim Donelon, Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine,
Blue Cross Blue
of LA head Gery Barry and the chairmen of the Senate and House
Committees are just a few of the participants in Friday’s
9 a.m. meeting of the Louisiana Health Care Commission (LHCC).
Donna Fraiche will introduce the panel’s
new members: Senate Committee on Insurance Chairman Donald Cravins,
Jr.; Gordon Natal, Jr. of the LA State Nurses Association; and
Karen Reiners Winfrey, who was recently named Deputy Commissioner
of Health for the Department of Insurance. Fraiche will also
give a federal health insurance update.
Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine is
slated to give a report on the agency.
Alison Jones, Executive
Director of the LHCC and legislative coordinator for the Department
of Insurance will update the Commission on the Department’s
2008 legislative package.
Gery Barry, President and CEO of Blue Cross
Blue Shield of Louisiana will give a report on the Coalition
of Leaders for Louisiana
in attendance will include House Insurance Committee Chairman
Chuck Kleckley, Senate Health & Welfare
Chairwoman Willie Mount and House Health & Welfare Chairwoman
Kay Kellogg Katz.
The meeting is open to the public.