The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' New Orleans Region Medicaid offices will share a new address effective Monday, March 28.

The Orleans Medicaid office, which serves Orleans and St. Bernard parishes, and the East Jefferson Medicaid office, which serves Jefferson Parish, will now be centrally located on the 10th floor of Benson Tower in New Orleans. The East Jefferson office will move from its current location at 3229 36th St., Suite 210 in Metairie, and the Orleans office will move from its current location at 1010 Common St. in New Orleans to 1450 Poydras St.

Regional Medicaid offices are responsible for certification determination of Medicaid programs, including LaCHIP, Medicare Savings Program, Long Term Care and the Medical Needy Program. Walk-in services will be available at 1450 Poydras St., 10th floor. Medicaid services are also available by phone at (877) 252-2447 and online at

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