GROUP BENEFITS ESTIMATING CONFERENCE

The Group Benefits Estimating Conference was created by Act 146 of the 2015 regular legislative session. The duties of the Estimating Conference are as follows:

develop or gather information relating to group health and life insurance

develop or gather information relating to premium rates

develop or gather information relating to budgeting as is determined by the conference principals as needed for the state planning and budget system

The conference principals will determine the official information that will be presented to the Group Benefits Policy and Planning Board.

GROUP BENEFITS ESTIMATING CONFERENCE PRINCIPALS

The Principals of the Group Benefits Estimating Conference will be appointed as follows:

Professional staff member of the Office of the Governor, appointed by the Governor

Professional staff member of the Division of Administration, appointed by the Commissioner of Administration

Professional staff member – with fiscal expertise – of the legislature, appointed by the President of the Senate

Professional staff member – with fiscal experience – of the legislature, appointed by the Speaker of the House

Professional staff member – with fiscal experience – of the Office of Group Benefits, appointed by the Commissioner of Administration

An individual with a minimum of five years professional experience in the industries of health insurance, actuarial services, financial services, or banking to be selected by the other principals from a list submitted by the Commissioner of Insurance, Commissioner of Financial Institutions, and the Legislative Auditor.

The principal representing the Office of the Governor will preside over sessions of the conference.

GROUP BENEFITS ESTIMATING CONFERENCE PRINCIPALS 2016-2017

Name

Title

Appointed By

Erin Monroe Wesley

Special Counsel, Office of the Governor

Office of the Governor – Presides over the Conference

Manfredo Dix

Economist, DOA Office of Planning and Budget

Commissioner of Administration

Travis McIlwain

Legislative Analyst

President of the Senate

Nancy Keaton

Legislative Analyst

Speaker of the House of Representatives

Bill Guerra

Financial Administrator, Office of Group Benefits

Commissioner of Administration

David Dillon

Vice President and Principal, Lewis & Ellis, Inc.

Appointee by Conference Principals – submitted by Commissioner of Insurance

GROUP BENEFITS ESTIMATING CONFERENCE MINUTES

Minutes from the Group Benefits Estimation Conference sessions will be posted once they are approved by the conference principals.

 

GROUP BENEFITS ESTIMATING CONFERENCE RESOURCES

Conference Minutes

Act 146

Future Est. Conf. Meeting

November 15, 2017

1:00 PM

Claiborne Building Rm 1-136

1201 N. Third St.

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Meeting Agenda