Louisiana Insurance Providers

Healthy Blue is an insurance company and health plan for Medicaid in Louisiana. They are dedicated to helping you get the care you need for prescription medications and pharmaceutical drugs, doctor visits, therapy, and so much more. In Lousiana, Healthy Blue works with 13,000+ doctors, gives you the option of 160 hospitals to choose from, and works with three of the top hospitals in Louisiana.

Members of the Healthy Blue Medicaid plan will also have access to substance abuse and mental health services. You and your family can get the emotional and mental health help you require through their assistance which offers access to doctors, providers, and various services.

With Healthy Blue, members will have access to:

  • Free dental care
  • Free vision care
  • Pharmacy and prescription drugs
  • 24/6 Nurseline
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
  • Extra Benefits such as free Weight Watchers meetings, portable crib or infant car seat for members who complete prenatal screenings, free membership to their local Boys & Girls Club, a family planning kit that includes pregnancy tests, condoms, and important info related to pregnancy

Aetna – Better Health of Louisana

Aetna believes that its members deserve the opportunity to be the leaders of their care. For anyone who chooses to become a member, they use a model of care management which enables members to determine their own health goals. Aetna then works together with them to achieve their goals.

Aetna is dedicated to its members, and prioritize making sure their members get quality health care. They have various resources to help their members with their health care needs and work directly with providers and the community to coordinate assistance and services.

They frequently ask members to participate in focus groups and surveys to make sure they are providing them with the best care possible.

Their benefits include:

  • Dental care- including two annual exams, one x-ray per year, cleanings every 6 months, and more
  • Vision care- including a free annual eye exam
  • Diabetes support- which includes recipes and nutritional tips, blood sugar tracking, reminders for doctor’s appointments and medications, and weight and exercise goals
  • Pregnancy resources
  • Telehealth
  • Case management
  • Behavioral health

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana

When you become a member of AmeriHealth Caritas Lousiana, you’ll be able to enjoy various services and benefits. Their goal is to make sure you get the quality care that you require to keep you healthy and well.

If you require physical and behavioral needs, such as behavioral health services, Aetna is there to help. You can talk to your primary care provider and let them know how you are feeling, and ask about behavioral health providers that can help you with your issues.

Some of their benefits include (this is not all-inclusive, there are many more benefits to consider that can be found on their website):

  • Post-stabilization services
  • Emergency care
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital services
  • Audiology services
  • Ambulatory surgical services
  • Ancillary medical services
  • X-ray and laboratory services
  • Surgical and medical dental care
  • Dentures for adults with the Adult Denture program
  • Organ transplant and related services
  • Diagnostic services
  • Emergency and non-emergency transportation for medical
  • Home health services
  • Clinic services
  • Physician services
  • Pregnancy services
  • Midwife and nurse services
  • Rehabilitative services

Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Louisiana Healthcare Connections is much more than just a Medicaid company. They offer health plans for the whole family and prioritize your health and wellbeing. They have community connections and 15,000+ providers across the state of Louisiana, so their members do not have to go far for quality care.

Some of their member benefits include:

  • Cell phone program- provides members with free smartphones and phone services
  • Choice of doctor from their network of providers
  • Dental care- dental exams and cleanings twice a year, preventative x-rays annually, one full mouth set of x-rays every three years, fillings, deep cleanings, and simple tooth extractions
  • Doctor visits and screenings- including regular check-ups for everyone under the age of 21
  • Mental health and substance abuse treatment
  • Access to a nurse advice line
  • Pregnancy and newborn services- including a free electric breast pump
  • Transportation
  • Vision care- including annual eye exam, one pair of glasses per year, eye condition treatment

 

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

UnitedHealthcare is one of the largest Medicaid providers in the nation, serving more than 50 million Americans and they offer a variety of great plans to their members.

In Louisiana, you can choose from 5 plans. 4 of them being dual health plans and one being Medicaid only.

Their plans are designed for:

  • Pregnant mothers and babies
  • Children under the age of 19
  • Adults and families facing financial hardship
  • People who need help when it comes to living independently
  • People living with disabilities and severe health conditions
  • Seniors who qualify for Medicare and Medicaid

Some of the benefits for their dual health plans (Medicare + Medicaid) include:

  • Vision care
  • Dental care
  • Certain prescription drugs
  • Transportation assistance
  • OTC products- including debit and food allowances

Dual health plans are only for members who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. The main difference is that Medicaid is managed by the state and based on income when it comes to eligibility. Medicare is managed by the federal government and eligibility is primarily based on age. However, certain disabilities could potentially make a younger person eligible for Medicare.

 

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