Health Care Access
The Health Insurance Marketplace is a tool to help you find insurance that is right for you at an affordable price. The Marketplace is part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), sometimes called “Obamacare” and most people who use it will qualify for lower costs on their health insurance premiums. Visit the Health Insurance Marketplace to find out more.
Do you need health insurance, but can't get Medicaid? Find out if you qualify for GNOCHC.
GNOCHC is a Medicaid waiver that covers primary and mental health care visits with no out of pocket costs for many residents of Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard parishes. Visit the GNOCHC page or call 1-888-342-6207 to find out more.
Do you need help finding a low cost place to get health care? The Healthcare Resources page has helpful links and guides for finding clinics in New Orleans.
The Health Department works to develop policy that ensures that everyone in New Orleans has access to healthcare. Find out more about that work.
New Orleans East Hospital
The Health Department is working with the Mayor's Office and the Orleans Parish Hospital Service District to build a full-service hospital in New Orleans East. For more information on the hospital's progress, visit the New Orleans East Hospital website.