Health Care Access
Beginning July 1, 2016, Medicaid coverage will expand in Louisiana and many more Louisianans will be eligible for health coverage and services, based on household income.
Click here to learn more and find out if you might be eligible for Medicaid under expansion.
The Health Insurance Marketplace is a tool to help you find insurance that is right for you at an affordable price. The Marketplace is part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes called “Obamacare” and most people who use it will qualify for lower costs on their health insurance premiums. Visit the Health Insurance Marketplace to find out more.
Do you need help finding a low cost place to get health care? The Healthcare Resources page has helpful links and guides on clinic locations as well as easy to understand information about health insurance.
The Realtime Resources page is an easy way to find other community resources near you.
The Health Department works to develop policy that ensures that everyone in New Orleans has access to healthcare. Find out more about that work.