Financial Assistance

Ochsner Health System provides financial assistance for:

  • Emergency and medically necessary care,
  • To patients who are residents of Louisiana and Mississippi,
  • And who are unable to pay.

Financial assistance applies to your portion of the bill only, for example, your deductible or co-payment.


Financial assistance is based on your family income and the current Federal Poverty Level.

The current Federal Poverty Level can be found at:

Financial Assistance is offered as follows:

  • If your family income is 200% or less of the Federal Poverty Level, you may receive a 100% discount.

To Apply

To apply, call us 985-537-2639 or complete an application.

Please mail your completed application and accompanying documentation to:

Ochsner Health System 
Business Office 
Attn: Tabitha Davis
Patient Financial Services 
4608 Highway 1
Raceland, La. 70394 

More Information

Financial Assistance Policy