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Our Programs & Partnerships

We are proud of the programs and partners that our organization has the honor of working with in order to create healthier, more informed communities.  



LRHA is proud to partner with the All of Us Research Program of the National Institute of Health (NIH).  All of Us is seeking to enroll one million people of diverse experiences and backgrounds from across the United States in the hopes of advancing medical research.  People who join share information about their health, habits, and environment to provide a diverse and representative data pool for researchers to learn more about the factors that impact health.  LRHA works in collaboration with All of Us, the National Rural Health Association,  and other partners to increase awareness of the Program and increase Louisiana rural resident enrollment in the program.

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Delta Regional Rural Health Workforce Training Program

LRHA is proud to partner with the Louisiana Primary Care Association to support the Delta Region Rural Health Workforce Training Program.  The purpose of this program is to education and train future and current health professional in rural parishes in medical coding and billing, claims processing, information management, and clinical documentation.





EatMoveGrow

EatMoveGrow is a federally funded grant program that offers a wide variety of engaging programs to children, families, community organizations, and schools in rural, underserved communities across Southeast Louisiana. Our primary mission is to close health gaps and create opportunities that promote stronger health environments for children. EMG is currently promoting a pilot program to create a partnership between rural health clinics and elementary school in rural parishes to increase resources and information sharing to both the schools and their families. The program is also partnering with Louisiana’s Office of Public Health’s Community HealthWays program to offer families assistance through their community health worker program. The EMG program is hoping to increase the awareness of resources within these rural communities by offering information to the schools and their families. To learn more about the EatMoveGrow program, you can visit them at www.eatmovegrow.us

Also, If you are interested in scheduling a Mental Health First Aid training, our on-site staff member is offering both Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings to anyone who may be interested. For more information on this program, please see the information below.





Louisiana Department of Health - Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Healthcare Access (Well-Ahead Louisiana)


The LRHA is honored to partner with the Well-Ahead Louisiana to improve the health status of Louisiana residents and underserved areas. With the assistance of Well-Ahead, we provide educational opportunities and support for RHCs, CAHs, and FQHCs.




Medicare Education Programs 

Our organization works with Scott Woods to help the members of our community with Medicare questions and plans. The LRHA Medicare Education Program includes Medicare education classes for those new to Medicare as well as individual plan reviews both during Medicare Open Enrollment and year-round.  In order to better serve our members and Medicare Beneficiaries, we also have a Medicare Information Line. Your patients can call this line with questions on Original Medicare, Medicare and Drug Plans, or any other question related to Medicare. Advisers also assist with enrollment into subsidies such as Extra Help, Pharmaceutical Assistance programs, and various Medicare Savings Programs. The Medicare Information Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and costs your patients nothing. Have your patients call 888-244-6218 for all their Medicare needs. To schedule a Medicare 101 class at your facility, email Scott Woods at medicare@lrha.org.



Health Equity Through a Rural Lens – ECHO Mini Series

The Louisiana Rural Health Association (LRHA) and Well-Ahead Louisiana have partnered to facilitate the Health Equity Through a Rural Lens – ECHO Mini Series.  The ECHO will facilitate an interactive community of learners to identify, understand, and address the unintended health equity impacts on the citizens of rural Louisiana and their social determinants of health (SDOH) to reduce the burden of chronic disease and assure access to quality healthcare in our rural communities.


This series will be held every Wednesday at 12:00PM CT

from February 21, 2024 through April 10, 2024.



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About the Association

Our Values

  • Integrity: We value transparency, build trust, and represent the interest of our collective membership.
  • Connection: We believe communication and relationships are critical for supporting our members.
  • Unity: We know that we can collectively impact lives of rural Louisianans through collaboration, representation, and advocacy.
  • Culture: We embody diversity, equity, and inclusion as we serve all in Rural Louisiana and leverage cultural assets as Healthcare Provider and community champions.
  • Action: We demonstrate our role as a rural health leader by serving with compassion, and embracing innovation in addressing the unique challenges of Rural Louisiana.


Contacts

Denae Hebert, Executive Director 

dhebert@lrha.org

985-369-3813

133 Highway 402 / P.O. Box 387 

Napoleonville, LA 70390 

 

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