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Feb 04, 2013
Governor Bobby Jindal Announces the Reappointment of Manuel De Pascual to the Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board

BATON ROUGE – Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the reappointment of Manuel De Pascual to the Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board.

The Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board serves to oversee and administer the Patient’s Compensation Fund to meet the needs of valid victims of medical malpractice and Louisiana healthcare providers.

According to the statute, the board is comprised of nine gubernatorial appointments, subject to senate confirmation. All members must be representatives of one or more classes of health care providers enrolled in the fund, including the following:
  • Four representatives of the class of health care providers contributing the greatest percentage of the fund's total surcharges, selected from nominations solicited from the respective principal professional organizations of such health care providers in the state; 
  • Two representatives of the class of health care providers contributing the second greatest percentage of the fund's total surcharges, selected from nominations solicited from the respective principal professional organizations of such health care providers in the state; 
  • One representative of the class of health care providers contributing the third greatest percentage of the fund's total surcharges, selected from nominations solicited from the respective principal professional organizations of such health care providers in the state; 
  • One representative of all other classes of health care providers enrolled with the fund, nominated by concurrence of the respective principal professional organizations of such health care providers in the state; and 
  • One member, appointed from nominations submitted by the principal professional organization of insurance executives, that is an executive of a property and casualty insurance company that does not sell medical professional liability insurance and is licensed in Louisiana. 
Manuel De Pascual, of Metairie, is the owner of Alliance Insurance Agency Services, Inc., and a member of the Louisiana Property Casualty Insurance Commission and the Professional Insurance Agents of Louisiana. De Pascual was nominated for reappointment by Alliance Insurance Agency Services, Inc., the principal professional organization of insurance executives, to serve as an executive of a property and casualty insurance company that does not sell medical professional liability insurance, as required by statute.

 
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