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Director
April Williams

Tel: (225) 342-8509
Fax: (225) 342-1057
Email: April.Williams@la.gov

Mailing Address:
Commissioner of Administration
Attention: Medical Review Panel
P.O. Box 44336
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4336

Physical Address:
Division of Administration
Attention: Medical Review Panel
1201 North Third Street
7th Floor, Suite 230
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

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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.



Mission Goals
  • The mission of the State Medical Review Panel is to serve as principal assistant to the Commissioner of Administration and/or his designee with the responsibility of adhering to all programmatic and administrative matters pertaining to the operations of the State Medical Review Panel (MRP), when applied to all qualified State health care providers as defined in Louisiana Revised Statute 40:1299.39.1, in a timely and efficient manner.
  • The goal of the State Medical Review Panel is to ensure that this responsibility is afforded in a confidential and discreet manner within the time frame as specified by LA R.S. 40:1299.39.1.