Louisiana Medicaid

504HealthNet can help you navigate the changes in Medicaid. Lost coverage? Visit one of our low-cost or sliding scale clinics for affordable, quality care.

Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana provides free-one-one assistance with checking eligibility, applying, and updating existing account information for Medicaid, LaCHIP and Marketplace Insurance Plans. The federally funded program is supported by a grant from the Centers for Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Affordable Care Act. Please visit their website here for more information: Navigators for a Healthy Louisiana

Per the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(medicaid.gov)
RELEASED: MARCH 28, 2024
Temporary Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for Consumers Losing Medicaid or Children’s
Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Coverage Due to Unwinding of the Medicaid Continuous
Enrollment Condition Operations for Plan Year 2024

On January 27, 2023, CMS announced a temporary Marketplace Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for qualified individuals and their families losing Medicaid or CHIP coverage due to the end of the Medicaid continuous enrollment condition, also known as “unwinding.” This SEP, hereinafter referred to as the HealthCare.gov to enroll in Marketplace health insurance coverage outside of the annual Open Enrollment period. To implement this, CMS and approved enrollment partners updated eligibility applications and logic used for the Marketplaces served by HealthCare.gov so that Marketplace-eligible consumers who submit a new application or update an existing application between March 31, 20231 and July 31, 2024 and attest to a last date of Medicaid or CHIP coverage within the same time period, are eligible for an Unwinding SEP. Consumers eligible for the Unwinding SEP have 60 days after they submit or update their application to select a Marketplace plan with coverage that starts the first day of the month after they select a plan.

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