Centene believes that quality healthcare is best delivered locally.

We are committed to our members and the communities they call home.

Centene in Louisiana
Operations Established




*As of 3/31/2023

Local Presence

Baton Rouge, Covington, Lafayette, New Orleans

Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Louisiana Healthcare Connections is the state's largest Medicaid health plan, serving more than 550,000 members and 30,000 providers, and employing more than 600 Louisianans. Established to deliver quality healthcare through local, community-based partners, Louisiana Healthcare Connections is the #1 recommended health plan by Medicaid providers and the #1 health plan chosen by enrollees during open enrollment.

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  • Medicaid


In Louisiana, Wellcare offers a range of Medicare products, including Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans (MAPD) and standalone Prescription Drug Plans (PDP). Our MAPD plans offer affordable coverage beyond Original Medicare, including a range of benefits such as dental, hearing and vision services; prescription drug services; Flex Cards; transportation services; telehealth visits; wellness programs; in-home support services; and special supplemental benefits for the chronically ill. Wellcare’s standalone PDPs help to cover the cost of prescription drugs including low monthly premiums and $0 or low co-pays on medications; access to a broad pharmacy network of 60,000 retail locations; easy and convenient delivery of medications; and additional savings on insulin medications.

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  • Medicare (MAPD and PDP)

Ambetter from Louisiana Healthcare Connections

Ambetter from Louisiana Healthcare Connections provides quality healthcare for Louisiana residents. With a variety of affordable coverage options, our members can choose a plan that fits their needs and budget.

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  • Health Insurance Marketplace