The choice of nearly 60,000 Medicare beneficiaries in southeast Louisiana.

Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage organization. Established in 1994, Peoples Health was founded by medical providers and remains guided by physicians. Our primary focus is providing coverage to people with Medicare.

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Our Background and Beliefs

In 1997, in the formative years of Medicare Advantage (at the time called “Medicare + Choice”), Peoples Health launched a “demonstration project” to help Medicare test the Medicare Advantage concept. That pioneering project — that health plan — is now one of Louisiana’s largest Medicare Advantage plans. It’s a true homegrown success story.

For us, success is built on many things and measured in many ways. It’s built on prevention and early detection. It’s built on easy access to care and face-to-face, personal attention. It’s built on providing free health education and fitness classes in communities we serve. But the best measure of success is when we are able to help any of our members reach their own health goals.

We want you to be as healthy as you can be.

To deliver on that goal, we use a team approach. That’s why we say Peoples Health is Your Medicare Health Team.

Your Medicare Health Team

In over 20 years of serving people with Medicare, we’ve seen how health issues — sometimes very complicated health issues — can surface quite unexpectedly. We’ve also learned that, for complicated health issues, what works is teamwork.

Our plan members are backed by a Medicare health team made up of local healthcare professionals to assist and help coordinate care. From simple reminders about annual screenings to more complex care coordination, we work with our plan members to help them enjoy the best health possible.

Our regional teams include physicians and pharmacists, nurse practitioners, dietitians, social workers and other healthcare professionals — all available to meet face-to-face with our plan members when and where needed.

One of the places members can meet with their health team is at our regional service centers. These community-based centers provide a range of services from flu shots to pharmacist consultations, wellness assessments to educational presentations.

Locally Based

Our goal has never been to be the biggest. It has always been to be the best. Peoples Health is not available nationwide. You have to be a resident of Louisiana to enjoy the benefits of Peoples Health.

Our corporate headquarters are in Metairie, Louisiana, but to better assist our members, many of our employees work out of our regional offices and service centers spread across our southeast Louisiana service area.

Medicare Star Rating

The Medicare program rates how well Medicare health and drug plans perform in different categories (for example, detecting and preventing illness, ratings from patients, patient safety, drug pricing and customer service) and how well these plans perform overall. Plans are rated on a scale of one to five stars. For information on Medicare’s overall performance rating for Peoples Health, click on the link below to download and view Peoples Health’s 2017 Medicare Star Ratings Summary.

Medicare evaluates plans based on a five-star rating system. Star ratings are calculated each year and may change from one year to the next.

Peoples Health 2017 Medicare Star Ratings Summary
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Star ratings updated by Medicare in October 2016.

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