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Catholic Leaders in Medicine and Bioethics to Speak at LAHP Conference on December 14 in New Orleans

Baton Rouge, La.
 – Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk, Ph.D., Dir. of Ed. Of The National Catholic Bioethics Center and Sister Dreger, OP, MD Internal Medicine Physician will be among the speakers addressing the Louisiana Association of Health Plans (LAHP) Annual Conference on Friday, Dec. 14, at The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans. 

The conference, which attracts about 300 health care industry professionals from around the region and country each year will focus on health insurance innovation, the Healthy Louisiana program, and other issues affecting the insurance and health benefits industry as well as healthcare challenges and serving the poor (Sister Dreger) and the ethics of cloning and stem cell engineering (Rev. Tadeusz Pacholczyk).

Other speakers who will be addressing this year’s conference include: US Senator Bill Cassidy, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Mr. Joe Ochipinti, Secretary Rebekah Gee of the LA Dept. of Health, the Commissioner of the LA Dept. of Insurance Mr. James Donelon, UnitedHealthcare Louisiana Community Plan President Allison Young, Market President of Aetna Mr. Frank Ulibarri, Humana’s Gulf States Regional President Mr. Matt Berger, Louisiana State Senator Ronnie Johns and Louisiana State Senator Blade Morrish.  

“As the leading voice for Louisiana health plans and the health benefits industry, we enjoy the privilege of hosting this major event each year,” said LAHP CEO Jeff Drozda. “This is the best opportunity for professionals from all sectors of the healthcare industry to learn and network with their colleagues.”

Attendees may register online or at the door. Visit or contact LAHP Communications Director Cheryl Drozda at with questions or for information about how to register as an attendee.

About the Louisiana Association of Health Plans

Since 1991, LAHP has facilitated communications among its members, our government and the industry regarding health care issues of common concern. LAHP provides its members the means to address legislative and regulatory issues in an organized and effective way. It also allows the industry to be represented in other arenas so that health benefits principles can always be considered when public policy decisions are made and so that the health benefits industry can speak with one voice.

Earlier Event: December 13
Mens' Prayer Breakfast
Later Event: December 15
Breakfast with Vincent Scozzari