Insurance Plans



East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is committed to providing financial assistance to individuals who have emergency and essential or non-elective health care needs and are uninsured, underinsured, ineligible for a government program, or otherwise are unable to pay, for medically necessary care based on their individual financial circumstance.

Consistent with our commitment to provide exceptional quality, safety and service in the community we serve, EJGH strives to ensure that the financial capacity of individuals who need health care services does not deter them from seeking or receiving care. To treat all individuals who come to seek treatment, equitably, with dignity, respect and compassion. Financial assistance is available to all patients who qualify.

For more information or assistance, please contact: Patient Financial Services at 504-454-4040.


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 Better Health
Aetna US Healthcare of Louisiana (PPO)
American Lifecare (PPO)
Amerigroup/Healthy Blue
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)
La Care Health Plan
Laitram Industrial Microwave Systems, LLC
Laitram Intralox, LLC
Laitram Lapeyre Stair, Inc.
Laitram Machine Shop, LLC
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
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 Community Plan
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

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. 

Financial assistance may be available for those patients who meet certain criteria. If you think you may qualify for assistance please contact us at the above contact information.

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.