Attention AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana members:
July 13, 2019 - Due to impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana, AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana has made important temporary adjustments to its coverage policies and procedures for members living in parishes under mandatory evacuation orders (currently Jefferson, Plaquemines, Lafourche, Terrebonne and St. Mary). Read our important member update.
The following providers have notified AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana of office closures related to the storm:
Updated July 15, 2019: Ochsner Urgent Care clinic, 701 Poydras St., Suite 107, New Orleans, LA 70139
Medicaid urges enrollees to respond to eligibility letters
Healthy Louisiana enrollees need to watch their mail for important letters about keeping their Medicaid coverage.
Louisiana Medicaid sends letters to enrollees for lots of reasons. If you get a letter that says it is time to renew your coverage or Medicaid needs more information, you need to respond before the due date on the letter. If you do not, you could lose coverage.
Your letter will tell you what Medicaid needs from you. The letter will also include an email address, mailing address and fax contact where you can send your information. You can also call the toll-free Medicaid hotline at 1-888-342-6207 for more information, or visit www.healthy.la.gov.
AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana puts members first
We want to make sure you are able to get the quality care you need. We are committed to providing excellent member services. See how we are leading Louisiana in quality care.
Watch the video below to see how we can help you.
Here you will find information about your health plan benefits. You can also search for a provider and view other plan information.
If you have any questions, call Member Services at 1-888-756-0004. Our Member Services department is available 24 hours a day.
Urgent care and you
Not all injuries and sicknesses need emergency room visits, but they may still need medical attention. For little to no wait time, you can visit an urgent care center.
We're here to support your physical and behavioral health needs
If you think you need behavioral health services, talk to your primary care provider (PCP). That's the best place to start. Tell him or her how you feel. Ask about behavioral health providers who can help you.
Not sure how to access these services? Call Member Services at 1-888-756-0004. Our Member Services department is available 24 hours a day.
If you are having a behavioral health crisis that is not life threatening, call our Mental Health and Substance Use Crisis Hotline at 1-844-211-0971 for help. If your crisis is life threatening or an emergency, call 911.
Learn more about your mental health benefits
What would you like to do?
Quick contact numbers:
- Member Services: 1-888-756-0004; TTY 1-866-428-7588
- Pharmacy Member Services: 1-866-452-1040; TTY 1-800-846-5277
- Nurse Call Line: 1-888-632-0009
- Mental Health and Substance Crisis Hotline: 1-844-211-0971
Use this hotline if you have feelings of harming yourself or others.