Medicaid Expansion in Louisiana

Medicaid is expanding in Louisiana. This means income requirements changed to give more citizens access to no-cost, high-quality healthcare. If you do not have health insurance, you should check to see if you qualify.

How to apply for Medicaid

You can apply for Medicaid through the Department of Health and Hospitals’ Healthy Louisiana program (previously called Bayou Health). When you complete your application, you can choose your insurance plan. Louisiana Healthcare Connections is a plan for the whole family.

You can start applying in June of 2016. There are three ways to apply:

Coverage begins on July 1, 2016.

Louisiana Healthcare Connections

We are a Medicaid managed care organization. That means we provide insurance coverage, and we help our members manage their health. We are based right here in Louisiana, so we care about you and your family. Your community is our community.

View our benefits to learn more.

Have more questions about Louisiana Healthcare Connections?

Give us a call today at 1-866-595-8133 (hearing loss: 711), Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. We’ll be happy to speak with you.

Last Revised: May 19, 2016