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Medicaid Expansion 2016

On January 12th, 2016, Governor John Bel Edwards signed an executive order providing for the expansion of Medicaid coverage to most individuals in Louisiana below 138% of the Federal Poverty Guideline.

Visit the Healthy Louisiana website to find out more about Medicaid eligibility!


LA HAP Medicaid transition policy

Webinar slides: LA HAP transition plan for Medicaid-eligible clients

  • Medicaid provides comprehensive health coverage, including inpatient hospital care.  If you have Medicaid, you don't need LA HAP coverage.
  • You can apply for Medicaid here.

Summary of Medicaid enrollment progress by LA HAP partner agencies
Counts of LA HAP clients per assisting agency enrolled in Medicaid, or eligible for Medicaid but not yet enrolled.  Updated 9/12/16.






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