Welcome to the State of Louisiana, Medical Review Panel under the auspices of the Division of Administration regarding the filing of requests for medical review panels. The following is provided on an informational basis and is designed to provide an overview of the Panel and highlight some of the basic requirements that fall under LA R.S. 40:1299.39, et seq. As the State of Louisiana is self insured and covers qualified health care providers in the public sector, medical malpractice claims must be submitted to the Commissioner of Administration. For more detailed and up-to-date information, please refer to Louisiana Revised Statutes under Title 40. Public Health and Safety.
The purpose of the State Medical Review Panel is to guarantee that all qualified State health care providers receive a Medical Review Panel in accordance with LA R.S. 40:1299.39.1 and to provide a source of inquiry and relief for legitimate victims of medical malpractice under this Statute.