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Get Help Applying for SSI or SSDI

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are U.S. government programs. SSI and SSDI provide cash assistance to people who are blind, disabled or over the age of 65. Your Louisiana Healthcare Connections benefits do not change if you receive SSI or SSDI.

People who qualify for SSI can get up to $841 a month in cash. 

How do you know if you or your child qualify for SSI?

  • Do you have a medical condition that keeps you from working?
  • Do you have a severe mental illness that keeps you from working (like schizophrenia)?
  • Do you have problems sitting, standing, lifting, carrying, understanding or remembering?
  • Do you have a Compassionate Allowances (CAL) condition?
  • Do you have an illness that is not treatable, like severe cancer, ALS or AIDS?
  • Do you have a diagnosis of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)?
  • Did you deliver a baby weighing 2.10 pounds (or less) at birth in the last six months?
  • Does your child have a physical condition that seriously limits their activities?
  • Does your child have a mental condition that seriously limits their activities?

If you answered “YES” to any of the questions above, you or your child may qualify for SSI. And if you are an adult who has worked for 10 years or more, you may qualify for higher benefits through SSDI.

Centauri Health Solutions* can help you apply for SSI or SSDI.

Call our partner, Centauri Health Solutions, to find out if you qualify. You can reach them toll-free at 1-866-263-6608 (TTY: 711), Monday–Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

*Some members may receive calls from a different partner called Change Healthcare.

What to know before applying for benefits