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How To Apply And Join

When you enroll in Medicaid, you can choose Louisiana Healthcare Connections as your health plan.

You may qualify for Medicaid if you:

  • Are age 19-64 and make less than 138% of the Federal Poverty Level (about $17,616 for a single person living alone, or about $36,156 for a family of four. See the full chart.)
  • Are pregnant
  • Are younger than 19
  • Have low income and are a parent of a child/children younger than 19
  • Receive Supplemental Security Income

For more about Medicaid eligibility, visit the Louisiana Medicaid website or call 1-888-342-6207.

Joining Louisiana Healthcare Connections Is Easy

There are three easy ways to apply for Medicaid and choose Louisiana Healthcare Connections:

  1. Call toll free at 1-855-229-6848
  2. Apply online at
  3. Visit an in-person application center

You will have options—don’t forget to choose Louisiana Healthcare Connections!