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Boil Water Advisory for NOLA East Bank

The Sewerage & Water Board issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the East bank of New Orleans, including the Lower 9th Ward and New Orleans East, due to a drop in water pressure. 

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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

2017 Healthcare Plan for Employees of the City of New Orleans

The City of New Orleans offers a Healthcare Plan that covers medical, prescription drugs, dental, and vision insurance for employees and retirees, the employee's spouse or domestic partner, and their dependents. The plan offers in-network benefits, including office visits, preventative care, inpatient, outpatient, mental health, emergency services, and prescription drug coverage.

The City also offers a Flexible Spending Account that can reduce taxes for employees by allowing for the following pre-tax contributions:

  • Healthcare FSA (Unreimbursed Medical Expenses) – up to $2,550 per year
  • Dependent Care FSA (Childcare Expenses) – up to $5,000 per year
  • Commuter FSA (Parking Expenses) – up to $255 per month
  • Commuter FSA (Transit/Van-Pool Expenses) - up to $255 per month

To find healthcare providers within the UHC network, please visit and select Find a Physician, Laboratory or Facility.


The City of New Orleans provides vision care for eligible employees and their dependents. The plan offers in network and out of network benefits, and covers routine vision examinations, eyeglasses and contact lenses.


The City of New Orleans provides dental care for eligible employees and dependents. The plan covers basic, diagnostic and preventive services.

You may contact United Healthcare or the CAO Benefits Administration Office using the following website and telephone numbers:

United Healthcare Insurance
Medical: 1-866-649-4870
Dental: 1-877-816-3596
Vision: 1-800-638-3120

CAO Benefits Administration
(504) 658-8615


United Healthcare also offers discounts on cosmetic dental, laser vision correction, alternative care, wellness, long-term care, hearing care, and other great services. For more information, please review the UHC Health Discount Program Member Handbook.

For questions about the Health Discount Program, feel free to refer to the phone number or website below.

Membership Fee:  No additional cost to you
Effective date:  Refer to your welcome letter
Customer Care:  1-800-860-8773

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Last updated: 8/31/2017 2:58:37 PM

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