State of Louisiana / DHH / Office of Medicaid / Calcasieu Parish

Address

1 Lakeshore Drive
Suite 700
Lake Charles, LA 70629

(888) 342-6207

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Date of Official Change:

October 19, 2014

AKA:

Medicaid Office - 5 Parish Area

Description:

The Beauregard and Cameron Parish Offices of Medicaid has been merged into the Calcasieu Parish Office of Medicaid located in Lake Charles, LA.

Medicaid provides medical benefits to low-income individuals and families. Although the federal government establishes the general rules for Medicaid, specific requirements are established by each state. In Louisiana, over a million residents receive health care coverage through Medicaid, most of whom are children under 19. The Louisiana Medicaid Program operates within the Department of Health and Hospitals.

Low to no cost quality health care insurance. Our mission is to finance and oversee access to comprehensive quality health care, in order to improve the health and life changes of Louisiana's most vulnerable citizens.

*Disaster*

Hours:

Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

Intake Process:

Apply on-line or in person

Program Fees:

No cost or low cost

Languages:

English, Spanish and some Vietnamese

Eligibility:

Children, Pregnant Women, Aged, Blind, Disabled, Long Term Care - Must meet income and resources criteria

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

October 19, 2014

Volunteer Opportunities:

Agency utilizes volunteers for Clerical. "Shredding, making copies, Scanning, Stuffing bags with outreach material, promotional items.

Address Listings

Mailing

P O Box 3250
Lake Charles, LA 70602

Physical (Primary)

1 Lakeshore Drive
Suite 700
Lake Charles, LA 70629

Contacts

Available Staff

Primary Contact

Phone Numbers

Toll Free

(888) 342-6207

Alternate Fax

(866) 852-9852

Alternate Toll Free

(877) 252-2447

Fax

(337) 491-2785

Legal Status:

State

Geography Served

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  • Louisiana
    • Allen County
      • Beauregard County
        • Calcasieu County
          • Cameron County
            • Jefferson Davis County
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            • Louisiana
              • Allen County
                • Beauregard County
                  • Calcasieu County
                    • Cameron County
                      • Jefferson Davis County
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