Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board

Name Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board
Contact Person Ken Schnauder - Executive Director
Mailing Address Post Office Box 3718
8225 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone Number 225-362-5262
Fax Number 225-362-5265
Board Email ken.schnauder@la.gov
Website www.doa.louisiana.gov/pcf
Legal Authority R.S. 40:1299.44(D)
Year Created 1990
Organizational Placement DOA
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board is to guarantee that affordable, medical malpractice coverage is available to all Louisiana private healthcare providers and to provide a certain, stable source of compensation for legitimate injured parties of medical malpractice
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 9
Number Currently Serving: 9
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 12
Estimated number in current year: 12
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $75      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $22275
  Current year budgeted: $40000
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $5398
  Current year budgeted: $6000
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 48
Unclassified: 2
Part-time: 2
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency: Patient's Compensation Fund
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: Patient's Compensation Fund
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board will meet the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 in the Heroman Board Room at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital.

Note: Because of the July 4th holiday, the July Board meeting will be held on the 2nd Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 6:30.
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