5 Facts About Our Free Transportation Service

July 24, 2018

Getting to your doctor’s office doesn’t have to be a hassle. Louisiana Healthcare Connections members have access to free transportation to their medical appointments, anywhere in the state. Scheduling a ride is easy: Rides can be scheduled online at www.myLAride.net, or by phone at 1-855-369-3723 (Hearing Loss: 711), Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Here are five things we want you to know about our free rides for our members:

  1. You can use it to visit your child in the NIC-U.We know how important it is for parents to be able to visit their children in the NIC-U. As a member, if your child is in the NIC-U, and you need a ride to the hospital, you can call us – we will make sure you get there, for free.
  2. You can use it to go to a pharmacy after your appointment.Getting and taking your medication is important. As a member, if your doctor prescribed medication to you at your appointment, we will take you to the pharmacy after your appointment to get your prescription filled.
  3. You can use it to go to urgent care.Getting sick after hours or on the weekend is never fun, and you may not want to go to an Emergency Room, or ER. As a member, you’ll have unlimited urgent care visits, and we’ll help you get there, 24/7.
  4. You can bring one person with you on your ride.You might need to bring your child or a caregiver with you to your appointment. No problem – our members can bring one person with them, for free.
  5. If someone else drives you to your appointment, they can be reimbursed for mileage.When our members have a friend, family member or neighbor who drives them to their appointment, our members can request reimbursement for their mileage. Click here to learn more about our mileage reimbursement program.

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