How to Join

Bayou Health Eligibility and Enrollment

Louisiana Healthcare Connections is a Bayou Health Plan available through the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH). We provide health services to people enrolled in the Medicaid/LaCHIP program. Louisiana Healthcare Connections does not decide Medicaid or LaCHIP eligibility.

  • For information or questions about Bayou Health or Medicaid eligibility, visit the Louisiana Medicaid website or call (888) 342-6207 (toll-free).
  • To enroll in a plan or ask questions about enrollment, visit or call 1-855–Bayou-4U (1-855-229-6848).

Member Benefits Information

Louisiana Healthcare Connections provides a wide range of healthcare services. We want you to receive the personal attention you deserve.

Diversity Resources

Louisiana Healthcare Connections recognizes the value and contributions of all members of our community. Diversity makes us who we are. It represents all the ways we are uniquely different.


The information obtained through our medical management process is confidential. It is shared only when needed to plan your care and to properly pay your claims.


Louisiana Healthcare Connections provides case management services in an ethical way. They are based on The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) and Case Management Society of America’s (CMSA) Statement on Ethics and Standards of Practice. Upon your request, information on Louisiana Healthcare Connections policies and standards regarding its ethical framework for case management is available.