Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage Louisiana

For more information on Medicare in Louisiana, please call the number below to speak with a healthcare specialist:

1-800-810-1437 TTY 711

As of 2015, Louisiana has a population of more than 4.67 million, of which more than 787,000 qualify for Medicare. This includes nearly 240,000 enrolled in Medicare Advantage in the state’s 64 parishes (counties). Almost 231,000 more plans include Part D prescription drug coverage.

In terms of Medicare Advantage in Louisiana, approximately 43 carriers provide policies, although Humana accounts for 65 percent of all plans. Beneficiaries can also select from such insurers as: Connecticare Inc., Health Alliance, UPMC Health and Vantage Health.

There are a lot of big-name carriers that offer Medicare Advantage plans in Louisiana, but Vantage Health Plan, which is a smaller carrier that provides coverage to 16,000 residents, will receive an extra $8 million in 2017 federal funding, which goes toward member benefits.

For Medicare Advantage in Louisiana, plan options include: HMOs and HMO Point-of-Service (HMO-POS) plans; PPOs; Provider Sponsored Organizations (PSOs); PPFS (Private Fee-for-Service) plans; Special Need Plans (SNPs); and Medical Saving Accounts (MSAs).

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, in 2018, 572,878 residents enrolled in Original Medicare and 294,948 residents enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.

You can receive additional Medicare information by calling the Louisiana Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP), at (800) 259-5300.

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Louisiana Medicare Advantage

For more information on Medicare Advantage Plans in Louisiana, or to receive a free price quote, please call and speak with one of our healthcare professionals at 1-800-810-1437TTY 711