Important Provider Contacts
As we help our providers navigate the complex workings of the public managed care please use the following information to reach out to Medicaid, Medicare, and Workers Compensation.  


Bayou Health/Medicaid

Bayou Health is the portion of the Louisiana Medicaid program that is operated under managed care. All public information concerning the program can be accessed at the Department of Health and Hospitals' website. The Bayou Health program is operated by five health plans. Click here for more detailed information. 


Medicare | Contact Novitas

Novitas Solutions, Inc., (Novitas) serves as the administrative services processing company for Medicare in our region. Louisiana is part of the Medicare Administrative Contract (MAC) Jurisdiction H (JH), which spans Colorado, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Indian Health Service (IHS) and Veterans Affairs (VA).


Workers' Compensation
For information on the Louisiana Workers Compensation please visit


Being a member of the LSMS provides you with access to specific and up-to-date reports on all governmental affairs activities through email updates and the members-only portion of the website. You may also contact any member of our Governmental Affairs team for more information.
Jennifer Marusak, Vice President of Governmental Affairs
Wes Hataway, Vice President of Legal Affairs
Sabrina Noah, Policy & Program Manager