New Medicaid System

New Medicaid eligibility and enrollment system improves customer service, boosts efficiency and creates a more accurate and immediate approval process.

Flu Vaccination Day

According to Centers for Disease Prevention and Control data, Louisiana is among the states with the highest levels of flu activity so far this season. Because of this, the Louisiana Department of Health will be holding a flu vaccination day on December 13, 2018 at parish health units across the state to allow people to get flu shots for no cost to the patient.

Combat Hepatitis C

Louisiana’s Plan for a Subscription-based Payment Model to Combat Hepatitis C. The Louisiana Department of Health is pursuing innovative payment models which will enable the state to dramatically expand access to the drug with the goal of eventually eliminating Hepatitis C as a public health problem. The Department is seeking public comment.

How Prevalent is Opioid Abuse?

Opioid abuse is a problem in Louisiana where almost all indicators…addiction to opioid medications, overdose deaths, emergency room admissions and over-prescribing…are evidence of the problem.

Healthy Louisiana Coverage

Medicaid Expansion is now making Healthy Louisiana a reality. Since beginning enrollment on July 1, 2016 for working adults who are now eligible for health care coverage, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up for coverage and are now getting primary care and screenings that prevent serious illnesses and costly treatments.

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