Louisiana Health Care Commission

Name Louisiana Health Care Commission
Contact Person Crystal Stutes - Director of Boards and Commissions
Mailing Address Post Office Box 94214
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9214
Phone Number 225-342-4311
Fax Number 225-219-7872
Board Email Crystal.Stutes@ldi.la.gov
Website http://www.ldi.state.la.us/Health/LHCC/index.html
Legal Authority 22:2161
Year Created 1992
Organizational Placement Louisiana Department of Insurance
Purpose/Function Review and study the availability, affordability and delivery of quality health care in the state. Specifically the commission is charged with examining the rising costs of health care and the implementation issues related to national health care reform initiatives. The commission receives information and testimony from regional and national experts and serve as an advisory body to the commissioner of insurance.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 47
Number Currently Serving: 38
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 3
Estimated number in current year: 4
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0.00
  Current year budgeted: $0.00
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)  Administrative Costs  State Agency: LA Department of Insurance
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
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