The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health, STD/HIV/Hepatitis Program is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified proposers to provide administrative and fiduciary services for the statewide Health Insurance Program (HIP) for persons living with a Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Louisiana. The goal of HIP is to provide low-income People Living With HIV (PLWH) with assistance paying their health insurance premiums and eligible cost-shares, including co-payments, co-insurance and deductibles. This program assists individuals by maintaining access to healthcare through their current providers while allowing for flexibility in accessing more options in healthcare services through wide provider networks.

The RFP will be available at the following web address:

May also be posted at:


This announcement does not commit the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) to award a contract or to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of proposals. The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Office of Public Health (OPH) reserves the right to accept or reject, in whole or in part, all proposals submitted and/or to cancel this announcement. Any contract awarded shall be based upon the proposal most advantageous to LDH, OPH, cost and other factors considered. All contracts are subject to the availability of funds.