Beginning Monday, March 20, 2023, Louisiana Medicaid will start using a text messaging service to send members important reminders about their health insurance coverage. These text messages may include reminders about renewals and reminders to update contact information. Members will still receive notices by mail.

Medicaid texts will always come from 72147. Members are encouraged to remain subscribed so they don’t miss out on important information about their health insurance.

Members can update their contact information in one of several ways that are listed on