Health Care Reform
Life Insurance Policy Search
The Louisiana Department of Insurance offers the public a means to search for the life insurance policies of deceased relatives who obtained the insurance in Louisiana. Click the link below for additional information.
Medicaid expanded in Louisiana on July 1, 2016. Individuals who earn between 100% and 138% of the Federal Poverty Level could be eligible for Medicaid. To find out if you are eligible, contact the Health Insurance Marketplace at www.healthcare.gov (1-800-318-2596) or the Department of Health and Hospitals Healthy Louisiana at www.healthy.la.gov (1-888-342-6207).
Medicare & You
Health Savings Accounts
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) were created by the Medicare bill signed by President Bush on December 8, 2003 and are designed to help individuals save for future qualified medical and retiree health expenses on a tax-free basis.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance offers a single point of access to more than 475 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies.
Louisiana Prescription Drug Card
This is a free prescription drug card program. Simply download your Prescription Drug Card and receive savings at more than 50,000 national and regional pharmacies. This prescription card is not insurance.
GoodRx provides prices and discounts for thousands of prescription drugs at more than 70,000 local and mail-order pharmacies in the USA. They’re like an Orbitz for prescription drugs. Doctors, hospitals, clinics, and patients use them every day to save money.
BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the NationalCouncil on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC.Many adults over 55 need help paying for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other basic needs. There are over 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs available to help. But many people don’t know these programs exist or how they can apply. BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday