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Medicaid for Home Care in Louisiana

Medicaid Certified Home Care Agency in Louisiana

If a homecare agency needs to claim Medicaid in Louisiana, they need to be a certified HHA (Home Health Agency). The regulations usually vary in different states, which should be considered by the homecare agency before applying for a reimbursement. The details of the regulations in the state can be checked through the Bureau of Licensing and Certification or state’s Department of Human Services.

Governing Body: Louisiana Department of Health


Medicaid in Louisiana is a wide-ranging health insurance program funded by the state and federal governments to provide health coverage to low-income individuals making less than 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL). The state Louisiana Medicaid program is also known as Healthy Louisiana (formerly Bayou Health).

Medicaid Programs:

  • Family Opportunity Act Medicaid
  • Adult Day Care Waiver
  • The Long Term – Personal Care Services (LT-PCS) Program
  • Community Choices Waiver (CC)

Income Requirements:

  • Children with income from $2,181 to $7,473 per month
  • Pregnant women with income from $1,387 to $4,752 per month

Application Process:

The application process for accessing Medicaid for Louisiana residents is easy, and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs online by visiting Louisiana Medicaid Online Application (OLA).

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