Louisiana Health Access Program (LA HAP)
What is LA HAP?
The statewide LOUISIANA HEALTH ACCESS PROGRAM (LA (HAP) uses a funding source available through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to provide access to medications and health insurance for people living with HIV. LA HAP is divided into 2 components:
- The LOUISIANA DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (L-DAP) covers drug costs for uninsured individuals as well as drug copays, coinsurance, & deductibles for insured individuals.
- The HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (HIP) covers health insurance premiums, copays, coinsurance, & deductibles for insured individuals. Dental and vision plans are also eligible for coverage. You may find out more information about HIP here.
Am I eligible for LA HAP?
To be eligible for LA HAP, you must meet all the following criteria:
- HIV positive status
- Documented household income at or below 500% FPL
- Not receiving or eligible to receive full Medicaid
- Louisiana residency
How do I enroll?
To enroll in LA HAP you can contact a case manager at your local community based organization (CBO), a social services staff person at your medical center, or LA HAP staff directly to complete an application. For more information and to download a copy of the LA HAP Application click here.
What if I have more questions?
If you have more questions you may call LA HAP at 504-568-7474 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This page was last updated 4/19/16.