St. Elizabeth Hospital is a participating provider with the Louisiana Medicaid program and Healthy Louisiana Plans including:
Therefore, St. Elizabeth Hospital accepts assignment of Louisiana Medicaid benefits and Healthy Louisiana Plans benefits. Louisiana Medicaid recipients / Healthy Louisiana Plan recipients are billed for charges that are ineligible for reimbursement according to Louisiana Medicaid and Healthy Louisiana Plan regulations. Louisiana Medicaid patients / Healthy Louisiana Plan patients are expected to pay such charges for medical services. Please contact us for financial evaluation and assistance on Louisiana Medicaid /Healthy Louisiana Plan issues.
Louisiana Medicaid and Healthy Louisiana Plan patients should present their Louisiana Medicaid / Healthy Louisiana Plan eligibility documentation for the current month prior to or at the time they are registered
St. Elizabeth Hospital is a participating provider with the Medicare program and accepts assignment of Medicare benefits. Unless a Medicare supplemental policy is in effect, Medicare recipients are billed for applicable co-insurance and deductibles, as well as charges ineligible for reimbursement (telephone, guest's trays, etc.) according to Medicare regulations. Please contact us for financial evaluation and assistance on Medicare issues.
Patients should present their Medicare card and provide information about secondary coverage prior to or at the time of registration. The Medicare program requires asking patients a series of questions to determine
Medicare or another payor should be billed first or instead of Medicare.
If patients have enrolled in a Medicare +Choice plan (Medicare HMO), they should not present their Medicare card. Instead, they should present the Medicare +Choice plan I.D. card.
St. Elizabeth Hospital accepts verified commercial insurance coverage. Patients may be requested to pay a known deductible and co-insurance amount at the time of service. This applies for all insurances with a deductible and co-insurance amount on non-emergency room visits. St. Elizabeth Hospital can also file a claim for verified secondary insurance coverage on a patient's behalf, after payment is received and the hospital has an explanation of benefits from his/her primary payor.
Patients should present their commercial insurance I.D. card and provide information about secondary coverage prior to or at the time they are registered.
The following is a list of health plans accepted by St. Elizabeth Hospital. Talk to your employer or call us at (225) 647-5008 to make sure St. Elizabeth Hospital is part of your health plan.
Important Message About Insurance Coverage for Physicians Providing Services at St. Elizabeth Hospital
St. Elizabeth Hospital and the services it provides may be covered by your health insurance, however, there may be physicians providing services to you here that are not covered by your health insurance. That is, some of the physicians who provide service to you here may be out-of-network. You may be responsible for payment of all or part of the fees for those out-of-network physicians, in addition to applicable amounts due for co-payments, co-insurance, deductibles, and non-covered services. Specific information about in-network and out-of-network physicians can be found at your health plan's website address or by calling your health plan's customer service telephone number.
In order to assist you, the following list provides the customer service telephone numbers and billing addresses for all hospital-based physicians who practice at St. Elizabeth Hospital.
11408 Lake Sherwood Avenue North, Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Emergency Room Physicians
St. Elizabeth Physicians
2647 South Saint Elizabeth Boulevard, Suite 219
Gonzales, LA 70737
Critical Care Medicine Services
7777 Hennessy Boulevard, Suite 701
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Pathology Group of Louisiana
5339 O'Donovan Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Baton Rouge Radiology Group
7887 Picardy Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
13280 Evening Creek Drive South, Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92128
NOTICE AS REQUIRED BY THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE HEALTH CARE SERVICES MAY BE PROVIDED TO YOU AT A NETWORK HEALTH CARE FACILITY BY FACILITY-BASED PHYSICIANS WHO ARE NOT IN YOUR HEALTH PLAN. YOU MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF ALL OR PART OF THE FEES FOR THOSE OUT-OF-NETWORK SERVICES, IN ADDITION TO APPLICABLE AMOUNTS DUE FOR CO-PAYMENTS, COINSURANCE, DEDUCTIBLES, AND NON-COVERED SERVICES. SPECIFIC INFORMATION ABOUT IN-NETWORK AND OUT-OF-NETWORK FACILITY BASED PHYSICIANS CAN BE FOUND AT THE WEBSITE ADDRESS OF YOUR HEALTH PLAN OR BY CALLING THE CUTOMER SERVICE TELEPHONE NUMBER OF YOUR HEALTH PLAN.