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Louisiana, we’ve got you covered.

No-cost or low-cost health coverage from UnitedHealthcare Community Plan. Learn about the UnitedHealthcare Medicaid health plans we offer in Louisiana.

Helping people is at the heart of all we do

All Louisianans deserve affordable health care, including you. We offer many plans to help Louisianans get healthy — and stay healthy. We cover adults, people with disabilities, expecting moms and children with our Louisiana Medicaid plans. 

Get a plan that gives you more. UnitedHealthcare has a large provider network in Louisiana. That gives you many options to choose the right doctors and specialists to fit your health care needs. We also offer more services and extras, which can make a real difference in your life.

See why Louisianans choose UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan will help you get the care that you need. 

  • Large variety of network doctors/providers
  • No-cost virtual/telehealth visits
  • Low- or no-cost prescription drugs

Emergency and disaster response

UnitedHealthcare and the State of Louisiana want to make sure all residents are informed during emergencies, such as severe weather or flooding. Please visit for emergency preparedness information.

Lost your medical ID cards? Please call 1-866-633-2446, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. local time, Monday through Friday.

1Benefits, features, and/or devices vary by plan/area. Limitations, exclusions and/or network restrictions may apply. Other hearing exam providers are available in the UnitedHealthcare network. The plan only covers hearing aids from a UnitedHealthcare Hearing network provider.

See what UnitedHealthcare has to offer.

It’s your health. It’s your choice.

Everyone deserves affordable health care, including you.

Working adults, people with disabilities, pregnant women, and children who qualify for Medicaid should check out UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana.

We have the Medicaid benefits and extras that can make a real difference in your life. All at no cost to you.

  • Find a doctor you trust in our network
  • Unlimited doctor visits
  • Vision and dental coverage
  • Transportation to and from doctor appointments
  • 24/7 NurseLine to answer your health questions
  • Members age 21 and older can get behavioral health crisis care 24/7 by calling 1-866-232-1626, TTY 711.

Sometimes, you might need a little extra help. Get extras not covered by Medicaid.

  • Earn rewards for keeping you and your baby healthy
  • Earn gift cards for getting preventive services
  • Support and treatment to encourage a healthy lifestyle
  • Members age 21 and older can get pain management treatment and exercises

We also offer resources to help you make the most of your plan. Including:

  • Member advocates
  • Care management
  • Social Services support
  • On-demand self-help
  • Mobile crisis response system available for ages 21 and older by calling 1-866-232-1626, TTY 711

Visit healthy-dot-L-A-DOT-GOV for more information.

Helping you live a healthier life.

We are here for you, Louisiana

Remember to choose UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

And get the Plan that gets you more.

To learn more about UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, visit UHCCP-dot-com-forward slash Louisiana 

Louisiana health plans as low as $0 cost

LA Medicaid Plans:

  • No- or low-cost
  • Expecting moms and children
  • Adults 19-64 years old
  • Blind and disabled individuals

Featured Programs


New On-Demand Self Care for $0.

You can get the Self Care app from AbleTo at no cost. Self Care offers you:

  • Meditation tools to help you relax
  • Mood and habit tracking so you can find patterns and see how your behaviors affect your mood
  • Guides around topics that matter most to you
  • Optional weekly check-ins to unlock personalized content

To get started, visit


We Cover Louisiana

We offer health coverage to beneficiaries of Louisiana Medicaid in all parishes in the state. 

Our Healthy Louisiana plan offers a range of benefits along with extras. View the benefits below to see all that our plan offers. It's for pregnant women, adults and children under the age of 21.

No-cost phone and cell service

Count on always having good, reliable phone service with a no-cost Android® smart phone, plus no-cost cell service with:

  • Unlimited minutes
  • Unlimited texts
  • Unlimited high-speed data
  • 10GB mobile hotspot data (up to 4G LTE speed)

Care management

Do you or a loved one have a serious health problem or a high-risk pregnancy? If so, our case managers are in your corner. They will:

  • Explain medical terms in plain language
  • Coordinate your doctor appointments

The case manager will stay with you or your loved one throughout the medical journey. He or she will:

  • Think beyond your medical needs
  • Assess home situation and help where possible
  • Make sure you have support at home
  • So you can focus on getting better

Weight control

Our plan encourages a healthy approach to eating and living. To help our members be their best, we cover:* 

  • Screening for obesity
  • Support for healthy diet and exercise choices

Some members may also qualify for weight management classes, including Weight Watchers.**

* This is an added benefit offered by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

** Some limitations may apply.

UnitedHealthcare Healthy First Steps®

Build a healthy future for you and your baby and earn great rewards with UnitedHealthcare Healthy First Steps. Our program will help you take the right steps to keep you and your baby healthy. Plus, you can earn $20 just for signing up. 

We will help you:

  • Choose a pregnancy provider and a pediatrician (child’s doctor)
  • Schedule visits and exams and arrange rides to your visits
  • Earn rewards for going to visits throughout your pregnancy and baby’s first 15 months of life
  • Get supplies, including breast pumps for nursing moms
  • Connect with community resources such as Women, Infants and Children (WIC) services

Medicaid: More for you

As a UnitedHealthcare Medicaid member, you’ll get extra benefits that some plans don’t offer

  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Hearing care
  • Chiropractic care
  • No-cost cell phone and service

HealthTalk member newsletter

The newsletter is a great way to learn about our health plan and important health topics. Now you can read it whenever, wherever you want. Check back quarterly for a new edition.

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Learn about plan types

Louisiana Medicaid Card

Medicaid Plans

LA Medicaid is health insurance for people with low incomes. You might be able to get Medicaid in Louisiana if you’re pregnant, have children or live with a disability. In some cases, other adults also may qualify. Costs to you are low and based on your ability to pay. It’s important to know that Medicaid rules and coverage differ from state to state.