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Ochsner LSU Health defends Shreveport health insurance plans
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Ochsner LSU Health defends Shreveport health insurance plans

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – One of the region’s largest healthcare providers weighed in Friday on the debate over City of Shreveport’s health insurance coverage plans for employees and retirees. Ochsner LSU Health plays a major role in the region’s health care. As the City of Shreveport debates a new healthcare plan for its employees and retirees, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Charles Fox wants to lay to rest any misconceptions or fears people may have regarding access to the system’s doctors. Retirees concerned about new proposed health care plan “People are not going to lose their relationships with their current provider. I think there was a lot fear I heard at the meetings about people having to lose that provider relationship. That’s preserved. That’s not going...