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David Bondy on LASIE’s 25th Anniversary and Founding

The Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE) celebrated its 25th anniversary this year. After a quarter century of evolving service to the self-insured community across the state – and a recent expansion beyond self-insured workers’ compensation to all lines of self-insurance – the organization is reflecting on itself and the future. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to founding member David Bondy, President and CEO of LUBA Workers’ Comp, to get his perspective on where LASIE has been and where it’s going now.

2016 LASIE Conference Pushes Reform on Outpatient Costs, Opioids

The Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE) held its 25th annual conference at the Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles, LA from November 2nd-4th. In addition to celebrating LASIE’s quarter-century of service to the self-insured community, the program emphasized several areas of reform. Given the national picture and our neighboring states, it was no surprise that opioid abuse and Louisiana’s outpatient billing rules emerged as key areas of discussion.

LASIE Expands Mission Beyond Comp

In a letter to members late last year, the Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE) quietly announced that it will expand its mission and goals beyond self-insured workers’ comp to represent the “voice of the self-insurance industry” in all lines of self-insurance, most notably health.

Women in Comp: Elizabeth Lowry

Louisiana Comp Blog’s new “Women in Comp” series highlights the role of women in the workers’ comp industry in Louisiana. These exceptional business leaders will discuss their careers and backgrounds, plus explore what it means to be female in the insurance world. Our inaugural interview for the series is Elizabeth Lowry, Area Manager at the Metairie office of CorVel Corporation. Read on for Lowry’s candid thoughts about the workers’ comp industry in our state and the challenges executive women face in today’s workplace and larger social structure.

LASIE Conference Recap: Day 2

The 23rd Annual LASIE Conference continued Thursday with several panels on claims management and hiring practices. However, it was the disability evaluation session that gave attendees a true taste of the technique, as Dr. Barton Wax and Dr. Trang Nguyen discussed both specific injuries and how the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) work with particular injuries.

David Vitter Opened 23rd Annual LASIE Conference with Speech on “Business Climate”

The 23rd Annual LASIE Conference: Whistle Stop Tour, began yesterday with a rousing speech by Senator David Vitter. Vitter emphasized his continuing LASIE membership as well as his commitment to the workers’ compensation industry in Louisiana, explaining that his upcoming bid for Governor will be a business-focused campaign.

“Whistle Stop Tour,” LASIE 23rd Annual Meeting and Workers’ Compensation Conference: Preview

On November 5,6 and 7th, 2014, at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi, the Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers (LASIE) will host their annual educational conference. The theme this year is “Whistle Stop Tour” with the goal of getting workers’ compensation in Louisiana “back on track.”