Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

National Council on Aging / National Council on Aging

Older adults may not have complete information about their health insurance.  They may not know where -- or how -- to find correct answers. 

The Senior Health Insurance Information Program  (SHIIP),  a division within the Louisiana Department of Insurance, addresses questions and clarifications relating to Medicare, Medicaid, and long-term care insurance.

Vicky Dufrene, Insurance Manager at the Louisiana Department of Insurance, discussed some of the most common myths and misconceptions relating to senior health insurance.

The Louisiana Department of Health announced the state is among 10 states chosen as recipients of grants from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The grant will allow LDH to further develop new payment methodologies for companies that provide home and community-based services.