Health Care at the Capitol

APRIL 18, 2017



Thank you to our Program Sponsor Avita Pharmacy!


1:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jeff Drozda, Chief Executive Officer
Louisiana Association of Health Plans


1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Legislative Leadership Panel

Sen. Gerald Long (R-Winnfield), President Pro Temp
Louisiana State Senate

Rep. Walt Leger (D-New Orleans), Speaker Pro Temp
Louisiana House of Representatives


1:45 - 2:15 p.m.

Health & Welfare Committee Chairmen Panel

Sen. Fred H. Mills (R-Parks), Chair
Senate Health & Welfare Committee

Rep. Frank Hoffmann (R-W. Monroe), Chair
House Health & Welfare Committee


2:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Insurance Committee Chairmen Panel

Rep. Kirk Talbot (R-River Ridge), Chair
House Insurance Committee

Sen. John R. Smith (R-Leesville), Chair
 Senate Insurance Committee



2:45 - 3:00 p.m.


Networking Break, Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare


3:00 - 3:30 p.m.

State of the Healthy Louisiana MCOs in 2017

Rick Born, CEO
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana


3:30 - 4:00 p.m.

Louisiana Department of Health: Healthy Louisiana Update

Stacy Guidry, Health Plan Mgmt. Sect. Chief
Louisiana Department of Health


4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Louisiana Department of Insurance: Regulation in 2017

Korey Harvey, Deputy Comm. of Health Insurance
Louisiana Department of Insurance


4:30 - 4:45 p.m.

The Office of the Governor: Health Policy Agenda

Steve Spires, Policy Advisor
Office of the Governor


4:45 - 5:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Jeff Drozda, Chief Executive Officer
Louisiana Association of Health Plans



Legislative Reception, Sponsored by Amerigroup Louisiana


5:00 - 7:00 p.m.