Duties & Responsibilities

The Department of Insurance and Benefits provides two key functions for the St. Bernard Parish Government, Insurance Management and Employee Benefits. The department manages a variety of insurance policies that provide specific loss protection for the government’s financial assets through insurance and self-insured programs with a focus on reducing the occurrences of personal injury and property damage associated with accidents. 

The department is also responsible for the administration of comprehensive insurance benefits for full-time employees and retirees which includes group health, life, and dental benefits as well as good selection of voluntary products.