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Posted on Dec 5, 2018 (5 days ago)
Workers' Comp Insurance Rates to Go Down in Louisiana  Insurance Journal

Rates for workers' compensation insurance will decrease in Louisiana next year, the state insurance department announced. Louisiana Department of.


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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 (25 days ago)
Louisiana lawmakers press for Flood Insurance Program extension with new deadline looming  The Advocate

WASHINGTON — With an end-of-the-month deadline looming to avoid a lapse in the National Flood Insurance Program, Louisiana lawmakers are once again ...


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Posted today (12 hours ago)
U.S. top court, Kavanaugh spurn Planned Parenthood defunding case  KFGO News

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by Louisiana and Kansas seeking to end their public ...


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Posted today (13 hours ago)
Employer-Sponsored Health Plans Prove Costly to Consumers  HealthPayerIntelligence.com

New research from the Commonwealth Fund shows the high costs of employer-sponosred health plans to consumers and their families.


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Posted on Dec 5, 2018 (5 days ago)
Program Offering to Buy Out Louisiana Homeowners in Floodways  Insurance Journal

Louisiana program helping people affected by the 2016 floods is offering buyouts to those living in especially hazardous areas, state officials said.


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Posted on Dec 4, 2018 (6 days ago)
Group ranks Louisiana as a 'Judicial Hellhole'  WWLTV.com

A group that advocates for more protection for those being sued in civil court ranks Louisiana as the fifth deepest "Judicial Hellhole" in America, blaming Gov.


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
NSM Acquires Louisiana's KBK Insurance Group  Insurance Journal

NSM Insurance Group has acquired the assets of Harahan, Louisiana-based program manager, KBK Insurance Group. With over 25 years of experience, KBK.


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Posted on Nov 27, 2018 (13 days ago)
Louisiana Senators Eye Another Short Term Extension As Flood Insurance Deadline Approaches  WWNO

There's bipartisan agreement in Congress that the National Flood Insurance Program needs to be reformed, but lawmakers have been unable to settle on a.


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Posted today (17 hours ago)
Insurance Marketplace Sign-Ups Lag After Year of Changes  Roll Call

Enrollment in the insurance plans offered under the 2010 health care law appears to be lagging heading into the final stretch of the sign-up period.


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Posted on Nov 30, 2018 (10 days ago)
Extension granted on National Flood Insurance Program  KLFY

The National Flood Insurance Program is seen by many lawmakers as vital in the effort to help Louisiana families recover from disaster.


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Posted on Dec 5, 2018 (5 days ago)
Free flu vaccination clinics planned at health units across Louisiana  Monroe News Star

According to Centers for Disease Prevention and Control data, Louisiana is among the states with the highest levels of flu activity so far this season.


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Posted on Nov 15, 2018 (25 days ago)
Health insurance, travel among perks nixed in new rules for Louisiana's rural electric co-op boards  The Advocate

State regulators will eliminate lavish perks – such as health insurance and extravagant travel – for board directors who are supposed to be unpaid for ...


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Posted on Nov 13, 2018 (27 days ago)
Our Views: Louisiana's example on Medicaid  The Advocate

When Louisiana in 2016 joined the majority of states expanding Medicaid insurance coverage for the working poor, it turned out to be a good move for the state's ...


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Posted on Nov 28, 2018 (12 days ago)
Our Views: Renew flood insurance soon  The Advocate

The tragedy of Hurricane Florence that struck the Carolinas in September has once again highlighted the national struggle against the elements, including the ...


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Posted on Dec 2, 2018 (7 days ago)
Our Views: Limited scope of ACA marketplace could be cause for Louisiana's enrollment dip  The Advocate

The early report is that enrollment in the individual health plans through the U.S. Affordable Care Act marketplace is down from last year, but that may not mean ...


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Posted on Nov 28, 2018 (12 days ago)
National Search by Louisiana's Largest Healthcare Leaders Seeking Innovation, Investment Opportunities  PRNewswire

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Orleans Business Alliance, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health System ...


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Posted on Dec 6, 2018 (4 days ago)
Congress takes two-week punt on National Flood Insurance Program as part of stop-gap funding deal  The Advocate

WASHINGTON — Congress punted yet again on overhauling the National Flood Insurance Program, extending the program for two more weeks as part of a ...


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Posted today (11 hours ago)
Daily on Healthcare: SCOTUS declines to hear cases that would defund Planned Parenthood  Washington Examiner

Be more of an insider. Get the Washington Examiner Magazine, Digital Edition now.


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
Kennedy won't run for governor of Louisiana  Monroe News Star

U.S. Sen. John Kennedy won't run for governor next year, opening the door for other Republicans to challenge Louisiana's incumbent Democratic Gov. John Bel ...


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Posted on Nov 24, 2018 (16 days ago)
After flood insurance gridlock, Louisianans see hope in coming leadership change in Congress  The Advocate

WASHINGTON — The National Flood Insurance Program has lurched along for more than a year as lawmakers on Capitol Hill have deadlocked over how to ...


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Posted yesterday.
Kyle Ardoin elected Louisiana Secretary of State  NOLA.com

In this July 20, 2018, photo, Interim Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin, R-Baton Rouge, talks to reporters about his last-minute decision to run in the special election ...


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Posted on Nov 29, 2018 (11 days ago)
Flood Insurance Program extended at least another week, though long-term deal remains far off  The Advocate

WASHINGTON — Congress pushed back its deadline to deal with the National Flood Insurance Program by at least a week, passing yet another short-term ...


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Posted today (7 hours ago)
Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices to protect Planned Parenthood funding  Yahoo News

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh unexpectedly aligned with four liberal justices in declining to review the petitions that would have ...


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Posted on Nov 21, 2018 (19 days ago)
Louisiana to Get Another $164 Million in BP Oil Spill Restoration Grants  Insurance Journal

Louisiana is getting $161.4 million in restoration grants from the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill to restore two barrier islands and a headland in the.


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Posted on Dec 3, 2018 (7 days ago)
Restore Louisiana offering buyouts to people living in floodways who were affected by 2016 storms  The Advocate

The state program assisting victims of the 2016 floods is offering buyouts to people living in especially hazardous areas.


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