About Medicaid | Department of Health | State of Louisiana - louisiana medcaid for adults

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Healthy Louisiana | Department of Health | State of Louisiana louisiana medcaid for adults


In Louisiana, over a million residents receive health care coverage through Medicaid, most of whom are children under The Louisiana Medicaid Program​.

Did You Receive a Letter from Medicaid? Medicaid sends letters for lots of reasons. If you get a letter telling you it is time to renew, or we need more information.

Medicaid provides free or low-cost health coverage to eligible needy persons.​ The Louisiana Medicaid Program is a federally funded program, which provides health coverage to Louisiana residents, within certain groups, based on income and resource limits set by Congress.