Members of a group for independent health insurance agents, Health Agents for America, are headed to New Orleans this week for a two-day meeting.
HAFA, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based organization that has been trying to take an assertive approach to speaking up for agents’ and brokers’ interests, will start the meeting Thursday.
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The list of scheduled speakers includes Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Jim Donelon, Louisiana’s insurance commissioner.
The list of insurers on the sponsor list includes Aflac, Pan American Life, Trustmark’s Starmark unit and Unum’s Colonial Life unit.
The only major medical insurer on the list is Vantage Health Plan, a Baton Rouge-based carrier.