BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The annual enrollment for Medicare beneficiaries ends next week, on Dec. 7, 2017. Louisiana Healthcare Connections offers Medicare Advantage products, branded as Allwell from Louisiana Healthcare Connections. The new plan will be effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Allwell will be providing plans and coverage for residents in the following parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and West Baton Rouge.
Medicare is a government health insurance program for people age 65 or older. It may also cover certain younger people with disabilities, as well as those suffering from End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Medicare beneficiaries can compare and purchase a plan that will meet their healthcare and budget needs during the initial Open Enrollment period, on our web site, allwell.louisianahealthconnect.com.
Allwell from Louisiana Healthcare Connections’ products include a variety of benefits preventive care; dental, vision and hearing services; behavioral health; medical equipment and supplies; chiropractic and podiatric services; personal emergency response devices; prescriptions; and many more.
“We are pleased to offer our Medicare Advantage product and provide more quality-focused healthcare options,” said Jamie Schlottman, president and CEO of Louisiana Healthcare Connections. “This expansion allows us to further our commitment to improving access to quality healthcare in Louisiana.”
Louisiana Healthcare Connections has been providing healthcare services to Medicaid members in Louisiana since 2012. The health plan currently serves more than 475,000 members throughout the state.
About Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Louisiana Healthcare Connections is a Healthy Louisiana plan based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, providing quality health insurance to more than 475,000 people across the state who qualify for Medicaid or LaCHIP. Established to deliver quality healthcare through local, regional and community-based partners, Louisiana Healthcare Connections improves the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Because Louisiana Healthcare Connections believes healthy is a way of life, its members benefit from programs and services designed for their personal well-being. For more information, visit www.LouisianaHealthConnect.com.
Allwell has a contract with Medicare to offer HMO plans. Enrollment in an Allwell Medicare Advantage plan depends on the renewal of these contracts. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums, and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.
SOURCE Louisiana Healthcare Connections