BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Medicare open enrollment is underway and this year consumers may select LouisianaHealthcare Connections' Medicare Advantage products, branded as Allwell from Louisiana Healthcare Connections. The new national Allwell brand unites a family of local and regional Medicare plans under one umbrella, allowing Louisiana Healthcare Connections'
Allwell will be providing plans and coverage for residents in the following parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and West Baton Rouge. The new plan will be effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Medicare is a government health insurance program for people age 65 or older. It may also cover certain younger people with disabilities as well as those suffering from End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Medicare beneficiaries can compare and purchase a plan that will meet their healthcare and budget needs during the Open Enrollment period through Dec. 7, 2017. Consumers and their family members can compare and purchase products on our Allwell from Louisiana Healthcare Connections' web site, allwell.louisianahealthconnect.com.
Allwell from Louisiana Healthcare Connections' products include a variety of benefits: preventive care; dental, vision and hearing services; behavioral health; medical equipment and supplies; chiropractic and podiatric services; personal emergency response devices; prescriptions; and many more.
"Our benefit package and network options offer a competitive alternative to existing products in the market and aligns with our purpose of transforming the health of the community one person at a time," said Jamie Schlottman, president and CEO of Louisiana Healthcare Connections. "We are excited to partner with a robust network of quality healthcare providers in bringing this opportunity to Louisiana residents."
Louisiana Healthcare Connections has been providing healthcare services to Medicaid members in Louisiana since 2012. The health plan currently serves more than 475,000 members throughout the state.
About Louisiana Healthcare ConnectionsLouisiana Healthcare Connections is a Healthy Louisiana plan based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, providing quality health insurance to more than 475,000 people across the state who qualify for Medicaid or LaCHIP. Established to deliver quality healthcare through local, regional and community-based partners, Louisiana Healthcare Connections improves the health of its members through focused, compassionate and coordinated care. Because Louisiana Healthcare Connections believes healthy is a way of life, its members benefit from programs and services designed for their personal well-being. For more information, visit www.LouisianaHealthConnect.com.
Allwell has a contract with Medicare to offer HMO plans. Enrollment in an Allwell Medicare Advantage plan depends on the renewal of these contracts. This information is not a complete description of benefits. Contact the plan for more information. Limitations, copayments, and restrictions may apply. Benefits, premiums, and/or co-payments/co-insurance may change on January 1 of each year.
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