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To better serve your health care needs, Louisiana Medicaid and LaCHIP are now Healthy Louisiana.

In Healthy Louisiana, you will choose a health plan, a dental plan, and providers for each family member who has Medicaid or LaCHIP.  You will also choose a health plan for each member who gets behavioral health services.

You can choose the same or different health plans and dental plans for each family member in Healthy Louisiana.

Choose a health plan, a dental plan, and providers

You will choose a health plan for each family member who has Medicaid or LaCHIP. A health plan is a group of doctors, nurses, and others who work together to provide health care. All plans offer the same core medical, mental health and substance use treatment services. The plans also offer extra benefits and services that could differ.

You will also choose a Primary Care Provider (PCP) in your health plan. Your PCP is the doctor, nurse practitioner, or clinic that gives you health care. 
 
You will choose dental plan for each family member who has Medicaid or LaCHIP. A dental plan is a group of dental providers who work together to provide dental care. All plans offer the same core dental services. The plans also offer extra benefits and services that could differ.

You will also choose a Primary Dental Provider (PDP) in your dental plan. Your PDP is the dentist or clinic that gives you dental care.

Your PCP and PDP will get to know you and your health and dental care needs. Your PCP and PDP will give you most of your care, keep your records, and send you to specialists when you need them. You will also get free preventive care, like checkups and education, to help keep you well.

Get more information about Healthy Louisiana.