LANO Member, Louisiana Health Cooperative, Inc. (LAHC), a nonprofit, member-governed health insurance company for individuals and small employers, is extending the payment deadline until January 31st for new members to pay their first month’s premium.
Individuals who signed up for coverage through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace (HealthCare.gov) by Dec. 24, 2013 were eligible for health coverage as of Jan. 1, 2014.
Prior to this announcement, customers had until today, Jan. 10, but this 22-day extension will allow more customers to receive medical care and have prescriptions filled as an LAHC member. As long as members pay their premium by the last day of January, LAHC will retroactively cover their care.
Louisiana Health Cooperative, Inc. (LAHC) is the first and only health insurance company offering coverage statewide to extend the payment deadline for January premiums.