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Louisiana Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid Expansion:
Louisiana does not participate in Medicaid Expansion under provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
For additional background on the State’s policy decisions regarding the Medicaid Expansion option, see: Background.
Medicaid in Louisiana:
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals administers the Medicaid Program. Information about the state’s Medicaid program, including patient eligibility information, can be found at:
Provider Participation:
Providers must enroll in the Medicaid fee-for-service program to receive payments for covered services. Information about enrolling in the Medicaid fee-for-service program can be found at:
The Medicaid website provides information about services covered by fee-for-service payments and payment amounts:
Medicaid Managed Care:
Some Louisiana Medicaid Program beneficiaries are enrolled in managed care plans, called Bayou Health.
Basic information about Bayou Health can be found at:
Some managed care plans cover individual Louisiana counties and independent cities. The Medicaid website has jurisdictional information:
In order to retain access to all Medicaid patients in the state, providers must alsoconnect to the managed care plans individually.
Bayou Health Beneficiaries Participating in Managed Care:
Managed care plans participating in Bayou Health offer detailed information about covered benefits for individuals enrolling in their plans. This information is available on the managed care websites shown below.
Managed Care Plans Participating in Bayou Health:
Amerigroup RealSolutions
Community Health Solutions
LA Healthcare Connections
United Healthcare
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