Medicaid

May 5, 2021

Louisiana can improve maternal health outcomes through Medicaid

Louisiana is facing a maternal health crisis. Our state has among the highest maternal death rates in the nation with Black and Brown women experiencing pregnancy-related death at three times the rate of white women. Our state is one of eight to receive an “F” grade on the 2020 March of Dimes Report Card.… Read more...

September 15, 2020

Louisiana loses ground on uninsured rate along with the nation

Reversing years of gains, the share of Louisianans without health insurance, increased to 8.9% in 2019 from a historic low of 8% in 2018, according to the latest federal data released this week. This loss in coverage translates to more than 400,000 Louisianans lacking basic health insurance going into the Covid-19 pandemic at the start of 2020. Read more...

July 2, 2020

Letter: Veto counterproductive eligibility checks on Medicaid patients

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June 24, 2020

Louisiana leaders urge attorney general to save state’s healthcare

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