Fight the Flu

With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is scheduling a flu vaccination days throughout the state. These one-day clinics will allow people to come in and get a flu shot at little or no cost to the patient.

Taking Aim at Cancer

Strategic efforts are taking shape with partners across the state to increase access to care, improve quality of care, and reduce costs in order to increase survivorship.

Combat Hepatitis C

Louisiana’s Plan for a Subscription-based Payment Model to Combat Hepatitis C. The Louisiana Department of Health is pursuing innovative payment models which will enable the state to dramatically expand access to the drug with the goal of eventually eliminating Hepatitis C as a public health problem. The Department is seeking public comment.

How Prevalent is Opioid Abuse?

Opioid abuse is a problem in Louisiana where almost all indicators…addiction to opioid medications, overdose deaths, emergency room admissions and over-prescribing…are evidence of the problem.

Healthy Louisiana Coverage

Medicaid Expansion is now making Healthy Louisiana a reality. Since beginning enrollment on July 1, 2016 for working adults who are now eligible for health care coverage, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up for coverage and are now getting primary care and screenings that prevent serious illnesses and costly treatments.

Visit our dashboard for enrollment details and statistics.

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