Consider the following statistics about health care coverage in Louisiana:
Total Louisiana Residents - 4,257,027
Louisiana uninsured residents - 19.32%
Total Louisiana HMO enrollment - 321,606
Avg annual employee premium in LA employer-sponsored plan (after employer contrib): $868
Avg LA hospital cost per inpatient day (before insurance) - $1,417
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
Looking to purchase Louisiana health insurance? We offer a broad selection of Louisiana health plans for individuals, families and small businesses from most of the leading Louisiana health insurance companies.
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.