EXCELth News
5.31.2016 :: Enrollment for Medicaid Expansion Coverage begins June 1st!

Louisiana residents, ages 19-64, can apply for the new state Medicaid expansion coverage beginning June 1. 


Who Is Eligible?

§   Persons with or without children

§   Income at or below 138% of the Federal Poverty Level. This means, a household income of below $16,394 per year for an individual or below $27, 821 per year for a family of three.

§  Cannot be eligible for Medicare. Cannot already be enrolled in Medicaid.

What services are covered?

§  Primary care provider, hospital and even emergency room services

§  Prenatal and newborn care

§  Prescription Medications

§  Labs and x-rays

§  And many other services

How can I apply for coverage?

§  In person at one of the three EXCELth Family Health Centers- in AlgiersGentilly or New Orleans East

§  Online at www.healthy.la.gov

§  Call (888) 342-6207


7.14.2016 :: EXCELth awarded $525,000 in federal funds to expand dental services

EXCELth received the largest federal grant given to 12 Louisiana health centers to increase access to oral health services. EXCELth will use the funding to expand hours of operation and dental care providers at the family dental center in New Orleans East; use mobile dental units to provide dental service access points at other FQHCs, schools based health centers and senior centers; and expand oral health screenings and education through community outreach and health fair participation. The grant will allow EXCELth to serve an additional 1000 patients and to provide 3107 dental visits over the next two years.

 For more information, read the HRSA press release and the New Orleans Advocate article.

EXCELth, Incorporated 

"Serving Louisiana's Underserved Health Care Needs Since 1992"

EXCELth, Incorporated is dedicated to improving the health of underserved New Orleans communities by bringing high-quality, affordable primary care to everyone who needs it regardless of their ability to pay for services.

We invite you to visit our website to locate EXCELth Primary Care Network sites and services.


pcmh sealThe  National Committee on Quality Assurance recognized EXCELth Family Health Centers for thier provision of quality care. The EXCELth Family Health Centers in Algiers and in Gentilly have achieved Level 3 PPC-PCMH, the highest medical home recognition.