Department of Health, Louisiana
The purpose of the Department of Health and Hospitals is to protect and promote the health of Louisianans and to ensure access to medical, preventive and rehabilitative services.
Fiscal year 2011 expenditures for the Department of Health and Hospitals total $4,184,033,525.30.
|Transfers to Other State Agencies||$1,523,824,056.00||$744,266,714.76|
|Travel and Training||$5,864,339.00||$1,321,704.46|
The Health Services Financing office operates the state's Medicaid program, which provides coverage in areas traditionally covered by private health insurance for Louisianans facing financial hardship. The State's Medicaid enrollment for 2008-2009 was 1,233,712.
The Louisiana Transparency and Accountability website tracks state spending and performance.
- State of Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals official site
- Louisiana Accountability and Transparency
State of Louisiana
Baton Rouge (capital)
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | State Treasurer | Superintendent of Education | Commissioner of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry | Secretary of Natural Resources | Executive Director of the Workforce Commission | Chairman of Public Service Commission |