Medicaid Resources

January 03, 2024
Annual reports from Louisiana's Medicaid program (Bureau of Health Services Financing).
October 23, 2023
The Louisiana Children’s Health Insurance Program (LaCHIP) is an optional Medicaid program that provides healthcare coverage to uninsured children up to age 19 and enrollees in the LaCHIP Unborn Option (Phase IV) which provides prenatal care services, from conception to birth, for low income uninsured mothers who are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid.
October 23, 2023
In response to Act 207 (SB 305) of the 2003 Regular Session, LDH is required to submit certain information regarding the Medicaid Buy-In Program to the legislature, including the status of the buy-in program, a report relative to the estimated value of the state, federal and FICA taxes paid by the participants in the buy-in program, and any recommendations for expanding coverage in the buy-in program.
September 08, 2023
Medicaid and LaCHIP Enrollment Reports
January 01, 2023
Section 2108(a) and Section 2108(e) of the Social Security Act (the Act) provide that each state and territory must assess the operation of its state child health plan in each federal fiscal year and report to the Secretary, by January 1 following the end of the federal fiscal year, on the results of the assessment. In addition, this section of the Act provides that the state must assess the progress made in reducing the number of uncovered, low-income children.
September 23, 2022
The Louisiana Health Insurance Survey (LHIS) has been the primary source of health insurance related data on Louisiana residents since its inception in 2003 and has helped the state track the effects of economic and policy changes over time as well as identify areas of need to focus new efforts to increase insurance coverage and access to care.