2010 Health Care Conference to be held March 23 in Baton Rouge
March 22, 2010
The 2010 Annual Health Care Conference, sponsored by
the Louisiana Department of Insurance, will bring together national
experts and state regulators to discuss a variety of health care
will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza. Registration
begins at 7:30 a.m. and Insurance Commissioner
Jim Donelon will open the conference at 8:30 a.m. He will also discuss “The
State of Louisiana’s Private Insurance Market” at 8:45
a.m. and make closing remarks at 3:30 p.m. Department of Health and
Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine will discuss “The Health Care
Delivery System of Louisiana” at 9:30 a.m.
speaker is retired Lt. General Russel Honoré,
who was the commanding general of Joint Task Force Katrina. Lt. General
Honoré is an expert on emergency preparedness and responding
to a catastrophe. Agenda topics include panels on: A New Option for
Louisiana Consumers: The Long Term Care Partnership Program; Federal
Health Care Reform: Will the Debate Continue? and Will Public Private
Hospital Partnerships Become a Model for Louisiana’s Safety
Net? There will also be several exhibitors displaying health products
Anyone interested in attending can call 225-342-5075 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The registration form and agenda, along with hotel accommodation
information, are listed on the Department of Insurance Web site at
www.ldi.state.la.us by selecting 2010 Annual Health Care Conference.
All licensed life, health and accident producers who attend will
be entitled to earn up to six hours of continuing education credit.
More Information on Health Care Conference Panel Topics
A New Option for Louisiana Consumers: The Long Term Care Partnership
The Long Term Care Partnership program is a public-private program
that provides dollar for dollar asset protection for consumers who
are insured by a long term care partnership approved policy. This
panel will include an in depth discussion of the details of this
unique program including who should consider purchasing a long term
care partnership product and the possible financial benefits for
the many stakeholders who participate in the long term care delivery
Federal Health Care Reform: Will the Debate Continue?
It seems every day brings a new headline regarding the future possibilities
for federal health care reform in Washington. This panel will step
back from the political discussion and focus on the policy aspect
of health care reform. The panelists will discuss the possible measures
that may improve upon our current health care delivery system.
Public Private Hospital Partnerships Become a Model for Louisiana’s
Public-Private hospital partnerships can transform the care received
by individuals in the health care system. Panelists will discuss
the future plans for a partnership between Our Lady of the Lake Hospital
and the LSU Health Care Sciences System.