Health Care & Medication

Healthy Louisiana (Expanded Medicaid)

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How can this program help me?

Healthy Louisiana is a Medicaid expansion program. It provides low-cost health insurance for people who cannot get coverage through regular Medicaid or private insurance. This program can pay for prescription drugs and cover medical needs such as:

  • Visits to health care providers (physicians and nurse practitioners)
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital services
  • Emergency room visits
  • Lab tests and x-ray services
  • Medical supplies, equipment, and prostheses
  • Physical, occupational, hearing, and speed therapy
  • Medical transportation
  • Nursing home care
  • Hospice care
  • Mental health services
  • Home health agency visits
  • Family planning services

To get benefits, you should go to a health care provider that is part of the program’s network.


How do I get help?

To apply for this program, print and fill out the application form and mail it to your local Medicaid office. You can also apply by using the online application. To see if you can apply by phone, contact the Louisiana Medicaid Hotline at 888-342-6207. Contact your local Medicaid office with any questions regarding the application process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get help from this program?

Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

Green Path

Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

Green Path

Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

See What Key Benefits Programs You May Qualify For

BenefitsCheckUp can help you assess whether you can get help from programs before you apply. Answer questions anonymously to find out if you may be eligible for key benefits programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicare Savings Programs, Medicaid, Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy (LIS) - Extra Help, among others.