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Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Louisiana:
Total Louisiana Residents4,578,500
Total Louisiana uninsured residents 11%
Total Louisiana HMO enrollment 1,453,118
Avg annual employee premium in LA employer-sponsored plan (after employer contribution): $1,282
Avg LA hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) $1,782
Source data according to the Kaiser Family Foundation:
Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population, states (2007-2008), U.S. (2008); Total HMO Enrollment, July 2008; Average Single Premium per Enrolled Employee; For Employer-Based Health Insurance, 2008; Hospital Adjusted Expenses per Inpatient Day, 2007
Residents can also refer to a number of resources within Louisiana:
Louisiana Medicaid Homepage
Provides information and eligibility requirements for this state and federally funded program
Louisiana Maternal and Child Health Services
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) promotes access to high quality primary and preventive health care services to pregnant women, women of childbearing age, infants, children, and youth in Louisiana.
Louisiana Bureau of Minority Health Access
The Bureau of Minority Health Access serves as an infrastructure for addressing public health issues related to minority populations.
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