Health care benefits

Many of the health care services and benefits for AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana members are listed below. For some benefits, you have to be a certain age or have a certain need for the service. To learn more about all of your benefits, see your member handbook. 

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana member benefits

Your AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana benefits include, but are not limited to, the following services:

  • Emergency care
  • Post-stabilization services (care that is provided after emergency medical care to maintain, improve or fix your condition)
  • Audiology services
  • Inpatient hospital services and Outpatient hospital services
  • Ambulatory surgical services
  • Ancillary medical services
  • Lab and X-ray services
  • Medical and surgical dental services
  • Dentures for adults through the Adult Denture Program with MCNA and DentaQuest
  • Diagnostic services
  • Organ transplant and related services
  • Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) services
  • Communicable disease services
  • Durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and certain supplies
  • Emergency and non-emergency medical transportation
  • Home health services
  • Behavioral health services
  • Clinic services
  • Physician services
  • Pregnancy-related services
  • Nurse midwife services and nurse practitioner services
  • Chiropractic services (for members 0 – 20 years of age)
  • Hospice services
  • Personal Care Services (PCS) (for members 0-20 years of age)
  • Federally qualified health center (FQHC) services
  • Rural health clinic (RHC) services
  • Immunizations (shots) for children and adults
  • End-stage renal disease services
  • Home health extended services (for members 0 – 20 years of age)
  • Eye care and vision services
  • Pharmacy services
  • Podiatry services
  • Rehabilitative services
  • Therapy services (physical, occupational, speech and respiratory)

You must use an AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana network provider to get these benefits unless:

  • The services are emergency services
  • You are getting family planning services
  • You get prior authorization (pre-approval) to use a provider who is not in the AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana network

If you have questions about your benefits, call Member Services at 1-888-756-0004 (TTY 1-866-428-7588).

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