Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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Medicaid Purchase Plan

The Medicaid Purchase plan will be changing effective January 1, 2014.

Click here to learn more about the upcoming changes.


Louisiana’s Medicaid Purchase Plan is a Medicaid program that offers affordable health coverage to people with disabilities who work.

Am I Eligible?


People who:

  • Have a severe disability that matches Social Security's standards
  • Work
  • Are at least 16 but not yet 65
  • Have countable assets that are less than $25,000
  • Are willing to take other health insurance coverage that is available at no cost

can apply to the Medicaid Purchase Plan to receive health care coverage through Medicaid while remaining at work.

Apply Now

You can apply for the Medicaid Purchase Plan through the Louisiana Medicaid Online Application Center. If you prefer to apply for the Medicaid Purchase Plan by filling out a paper application form, you can download the form(s) listed below, print and then mail it to Medicaid Purchase Plan at:

Department of Health & Hospitals
Medicaid Purchase Plan
P. O. Box 9278
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9278

You can also call toll-free 1.888.544.7996 to get more information about the Medicaid Purchase Plan and find out if you qualify. Click here to see a directory listing of Medicaid Purchase Plan staff.

Medicaid Purchase Plan Application

Medicaid Purchase Plan Resources

Employment related Resources for individuals with disabilities

  • Learn more about the Louisiana Economic Development small business programs, self-employment opportunities and resources available to individuals with disabilities.