Larry Simon

Dr. Larry Simon is the Medical Director for Utilization Management and Coding and Reimbursement for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA)


Dr. Larry Simon is the Medical Director for Utilization Management and Coding and Reimbursement for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA), where he also serves as the Chair of the Credentialing and Medical Quality Management Committees.  He is also a member of the AMA CPT Editorial Panel, serving on the Executive Committee of the Panel and as Co-Chair of the Molecular Pathology Advisory Group.  Prior to joining Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Dr. Simon served in numerous leadership roles for the American Academy of Otolaryngology, the American Medical Association, and the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Dr. Simon is an alumnus of Louisiana State University, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), the BI Moody College of Business at the University of Louisiana, and Rady Children’s Hospital's Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship in San Diego, CA.  A diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Simon has over 13 years of experience in Health Policy and Healthcare Reform, and he has presented over 170 lectures and seminars on these topics.

A Rotarian and animal rescuer, Dr. Simon enjoys spending his time outside of work serving his community, helping the animal shelters and abandoned dogs of Louisiana, and celebrating life with his wife and their family and friends.


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Larry Simon

Medical Director for Utilization Management and Coding and Reimbursement for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA)

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