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The Healthcare Professionals’ Foundation of Louisiana (HPFL) offers assistance to physicians, physician assistants, podiatrists, medical psychologists (professionals), dentists and dental hygienists who may be suffering from illnesses that could potentially affect their practice.  One of the most beneficial roles of the HPFL is advocacy.  We will advocate and act as a liaison on the professional's behalf with employers, insurance carriers, other state monitoring programs, the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, Louisiana State Board of Dentistry, and other entities.  The HPFL monitors these professionals and documents their progress in recovery.    

The HPFL also strives to educate the medical community and licensing boards about addiction and other illnesses, as well as the benefits of monitoring.  Professionals who undergo treatment and monitoring have a higher success rate of long term recovery.