Louisiana Health Cooperative (LAHC) has voluntarily decided that it will no longer offer health insurance policies after December 31, 2015. Following much deliberation, the difficult decision was made that LAHC will voluntarily cease operations, effective January 1, 2016. Our outstanding health policies issued to our
members will remain in full force and effect until they expire at the end of the
year, however, they will not be renewed. All members, Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services and the Louisiana Department of Insurance have been notified
of this decision.
We are appreciative of you, our largest supporters, who have
encouraged us throughout our journey. We
could not have touched so many lives without you on our team. We want you to
know that we are committed to fulfilling our obligations to our provider
You should continue
to treat our members as you normally would under the terms of your provider
agreement through the end of the year. All
properly due and payable claims for dates of service through December 31, 2015
will be processed and paid in the normal course of business according to the
terms of your network participation agreement.
LAHC is working diligently to safeguard and create a
seamless transition for all members ensuring there is absolutely no loss in
coverage. Rest assured that we have the
capital allocated to fulfill all obligations to our members through the end of
From the entire team at LAHC, we greatly appreciate your
support. Our goal is to continue our role
throughout this process, minimizing negative impact. If you have any questions,
please call us at 888-620-1297, Monday thru Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. You can also email us at [email protected].To view the letter in it's entirety, click here:
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Attn: Claims and Billing Administrators
Louisiana Health Cooperative (LAHC) is pleased to announce that beginning July 10, 2015, we will utilize Emdeon as our clearinghouse for claims submission. The new payer ID is shown below. Effective July 10, 2015, the old payer ID will not work.
Clean claims, submitted electronically result in faster payment.
LAHC members are receiving NEW ID CARDS, which have been updated to reflect the new claims submission information shown below.
|Electronic Medical Claims|
LAHC Electronic Payer ID: 88075
|Paper Medical Claims|
P.O. Box 21823
Eagan, MN 55121
Previously, LAHC had different submission addresses for our PHCS and LAHC Direct Providers. We now have one submission location for all LAHC Providers.
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