Insurance Plans



When patients undergo treatment at East Jefferson, they assume responsibility for payment of the services received. Charges include:

  • Basic Daily Rate: for 24-hour nursing services, room, meals and housekeeping
  • Charges for Special Services: for medications, supplies, therapy, laboratory and radiology

Some physicians, including emergency department physicians, radiologists, cardiologists and other specialists, who have participated in patient care may bill separately from the hospital.


EJGH will submit bills to Medicaid, Medicare or private insurance companies. However, facility-based physicians providing healthcare services at EJGH may not be contracted providers with your insurer. Please contact your insurance carrier to confirm before you schedule a medical procedure.

EJGH is a preferred provider in the following healthcare plans. Because plans may be added or deleted at any time and benefits may vary, please contact your insurance carrier for specific information about your plan.

Insurance Plans

Aetna US Healthcare of Louisiana (PPO)
American Lifecare (PPO)
APS Behavioral Health (Mental Health Services)
Behavioral Health Managed Care (Mental Health Services)
Bestcare (PPO)
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of LA (HMO, PPO, POS, Traditional (Key Plan))
CIGNA Behavioral Health (Mental Health Services)
CIGNA Health Care of Louisiana (PPO)
Coventry (HMO)
Coventry JPLN Network (PPO)
Evolution Healthcare System
Government Employees Hospital Association, Inc. (PPO)
Health Payors Organization
Humana (PPO, POS)
Humana 65 Medicare (HMO)
Laitram Industrial Microwave Systems, LLC
Laitram Intralox, LLC
Laitram Lapeyre Stair, Inc.
Laitram Machine Shop, LLC
Magellan Behavioral Health (Mental Health Services)
Mediversal, Inc. (PPO)
Mental Health Network (Mental Health Services)
Multiplan (PPO)
Phelps Dunbar
Peoples Health (Choices 65 and Choices Plus)
Peoples Health Group Medicare (OGB)
Peoples Health Group Medicare
Peoples Health Employee Plan
PPO Plus (PPO)
State Employee Group Benefits Program (PPO)
United Healthcare of Louisiana (HMO, PPO)
Universal Behavioral Health (Mental Health Services)
United Payors & United Providers (UP & UP) (PPO)
Universal Health Network (PPO)
USA Managed Care Organization, Inc. (PPO)
Vintage Health Plan (PPO)
Verity HealthNet (PPO)


Patient Financial Services

Phone: (504) 503-4040

Business Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Staff at EJGH will be happy to answer any inquiries you may have about your bill. In order to best serve you, we ask that you have your billing account number accessible.

If you do not have insurance and need a price estimate, please call (504) 503-6961. 

For questions about your bill, to set up an installment plan, to inquire about insurance, Medicare or Medicaid coverage or for any other questions or concerns, please call Patient Financial Services (504) 503-4040 and an EJGH representative will be happy to assist you.