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Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment (LaHIPP)

Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment (LaHIPP) is a part of Louisiana Medicaid that may pay some or all of the health insurance premiums for an employee and his/her family if the employee has insurance available through his/her job and someone in the family receives health coverage through Medicaid.  The family member(s) getting Medicaid will also be able to have health insurance.


Am I Eligible?

LaHIPP does a review of what the insurance costs and what it covers, then decides if it is more cost effective for Louisiana Medicaid to pay the health insurance premiums for the person who is working and the family member who receives Medicaid. Cost-effective means that it costs less for Louisiana Medicaid to pay for the health insurance premium than it does to pay for the medical expenses of the person who gets Medicaid.

Apply Now

Click here to apply online for the LaHIPP program. You can also download and print the application and mail or fax it to:

721 Government St, Suite 103-300
Baton Rouge, LA  70802
Fax
: 1.877.419.1384

You can also contact us to inquire about LaHIPP by calling toll-free 1.888.695.2447 or emailing lahipp@la.gov.

LaHIPP Resources