Regional Leader Information
Covered Counties: All
Contact: Cheryl Tolbert
Title: President and CEO
Address: 12046 Justice Ave Suite B, Baton Rouge LA 70816
Overview of your organization: The Louisiana Business Group on Health (LBGH) membership consists entirely of stakeholders whose focus is to develop and sustain a purchaser, payor and provider partnership that will improve the quality and value of health care in Louisiana. LBGH is the only unified voice representing employers solely on health care issues in Louisiana through marketplace solutions.
Founded in 1984, LBGH is one of the largest business groups of midsize to large self funded employers. LBGH offers education, research, community based activities that improve the health and productivity of the Louisiana workforce.
Why did your organization decide to apply to become a Leapfrog Regional Leader? In keeping with our mission, LBGH will work with Leapfrog Group to continue our focus to improve quality and value of health care in Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Population: 4.684 Million
Number of employer/coalition lives in Regional Leader area: 450,000
List of employers: http://www.lbgh.org/members.html
Hospital characteristics: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.lhaonline.org/resource/resmgr/Reports/LHAEconImpactFinalReport2018.pdf
Largest insurers: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana; United Healthcare