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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Medicaid

Medicaid coverage is expanding in Louisiana, beginning July 1st 2016. Find out if you are eligible with the new expansion!

What is Medicaid?

Medicaid is health insurance that will pay for your medical care.

What does Medicaid cover?

  • Doctor visits
  • Dental care
  • Hospitalizations, emergency services, and transportation
  • Maternity and newborn care
  • Mental health and substance abuse services
  • Prescription medicines
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Laboratory services (x-rays, blood work)
  • Wellness visits and preventative services (immunizations, mammograms, colonoscopy)
  • Family planning services

Who can get Medicaid?

If you are a U.S. citizen or have been a legal permanent resident for at least 5 years AND your family’s income is less than the amounts listed below, you likely qualify for Medicaid though expansion: 

 

Household Size  

Weekly   

Bi-Weekly 

   Monthly  

   Yearly

            1

$316

 $631

  $1,367   

 $16,395

            2

$426

 $851 

  $1,843

 $21,108

            3

$536

 $1,071

  $2,319

 $27,821

            4

$645

 $1,290

  $2,795

 $33,534

            5

$755

 $1,510 

  $3,271

 $39,248

            6

$865

 $1,730

  $3,747

 $44,961

 

Apply Today!

  • By Phone: Call 1-888-342-6207
  • In person: Visit a local health clinic for in-person assistance with your application.To find one near you, call (504) 658-2053 or visit: 504healthnet.org
  • Online: at healthy.la.gov

 

Upcoming Events

Attend a Medicaid Outreach Event to learn more about Medicaid or recieive in person enrollment assistance. 

Saturday, June 18

Amerihealth Caritas of Louisiana "Caritas on the Move"

2220 OC Haley Blvd., New Orleans 70113

9 am – 1pm

 

Jefferson Community Health Care Clinic

5140 Church St, Lafitte, LA 70067

10 am – 1pm

 

Daughters of Charity Clinic

3201 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA 70119

10 am – 12 pm

 

Saturday, June 25,

Jefferson Community Health Care Clinic

3932 U.S. Hwy 90, Avondale, LA 70094

10 am – 1 pm

 

Saturday, June 25

Community Olympic Day/ Health and Fitness Promotion Uniting Metro New Orleans

Joe W. Brown Memorial Park, 5601 Read Blvd., NOLA 70127

10 am – 3 pm

 

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Hispanic Apostolate

2525 Maine Avenue, Metairie, LA 70003

10 am – 12 pm

 

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center

2200 Lafitte Avenue, New Orleans, LA  70119

10 am – 1 pm 

 
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Last updated: 6/15/2016 3:02:31 PM

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