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  • LA Medicaid and LaCHIP Self-Service Portal

    Apply for health coverage, renew your health coverage, report changes or request a new card online through the LA Medicaid and LaCHIP Self-Service Portal. Includes telephone and email contact information for the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. Content Detail

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    Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
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  • Louisiana Medicaid

    The Medicaid program provides health coverage to eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered and operated by the Louisiana Department of Health, according to federal laws and regulations. The federal government works with the state Medicaid agency to make sure they comply with federal laws and regulations. The Medicaid program is funded by the state and the federal government. Content Detail

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    Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
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  • Medicaid Benefits in Louisiana

    Explains covered services for Louisiana Medicaid beneficiaries. For each covered service, click to learn the "Who, What, Where, and How," as well as "Any" additional important information. Content Detail

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    Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
  • Medicaid Services for Women

    Pregnant and need health care coverage? No health insurance and want family planning services to avoid an unplanned pregnancy? No health insurance or under insured and seeking a breast or cervical cancer screening? Medicaid may help you access necessary medical support for women. Read More

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    Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
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  • About The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    Federal agency webpage with summary of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), questions and answers, and a link to the federal regulations on the FMLA. The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. It also requires that their group health benefits be maintained during the leave. FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. It also seeks to accommodate the legitimate interests of employers and promote equal employment opportunity for men and women. FMLA applies to all public agencies, all public and private elementary and secondary schools, and companies with 50 or more employees. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Labor
  • Indian Health Service

    The Indian Health Service, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services, is responsible for providing federal health services to American Indians and Alaska Natives. The provision of health services to members of federally-recognized tribes grew out of the special government-to-government relationship between the federal government and Indian tribes. This relationship, established in 1787, is based on Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, and has been given form and substance by numerous treaties, laws, Supreme Court decisions, and Executive Orders. The IHS is the principal federal health care provider and health advocate for Indian people, and its goal is to raise their health status to the highest possible level. The IHS provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Content Detail

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    U.S Department of Health & Human Services, Indian Health Service