Louisiana Department of Insurance

Commissioner Donelon Names New Deputy To The Office Of Health, Life And Annuity

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September 07, 2018

Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon announced today his appointment of Frank Opelka as Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Health, Life and Annuity.

“Frank’s work with and understanding of insurance started from his time in the Governor’s office and grew from there,” said Insurance Commissioner Donelon. “His extensive knowledge of the health industry in Louisiana will bring a fresh perspective to the office and strengthen our continuing efforts to stabilize the health insurance market. I am very happy to welcome him to the team.”

Opelka comes to the Department of Insurance from the Louisiana Department of Health where he served as Chief of Staff to both Secretary Kliebert and Secretary Gee and Section Chief for Medicaid Rate Setting and Audit. He served under Governor Jindal as Policy Advisor for Health, Welfare, Insurance and Finance. Opelka received his Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in psychology/pre-medicine from Loyola University New Orleans and his Juris Doctorate from Notre Dame Law School.

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