For Long-Term Care

Medicaid administers several programs that provide various specialized health care coverage services for elderly residents or people with developmental disabilities who need long-term care.



Find a Program for You

My Problem Is:

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I have a medical condition and need assistance with activities of daily living.

Long-Term Care Services, which Medicaid offers to qualified individuals either in a facility or in their homes. Learn more.


I receive Medicare, but I need help paying my premiums and other expenses.  

Medicare Savings Program, in which Louisiana Medicaid will pay Medicare premiums and related expenses for senior citizens who meet certain qualifications. Learn more.

I don't have a problem, I am a senior and I'd like to know about my health care options.   

Seniors Health Insurance Program (SHIIP), which the Louisiana Department of Insurance runs through a grant from the Health Care Financing Administration to offer health insurance counseling and information to senior citizens. Learn more.


For information about any of these programs or to find out if you qualify for services, call the Louisiana Medicaid Customer Service Hotline at 1.888.342.6207 Monday - Friday 8 a.m - 4:30 p.m. The call is free.

To begin the application process for Long Term Care click here