Acceptable Forms of Payment

  • Personal checks (payable to SWLA Center for Health Services)*

  • Visa

  • MasterCard

  • Discover

  • Cash

  • Cashier check/money order

  • CashApp

  • Venmo

Full payment is expected at the time of service.

Insurance Billing

SWLA Center for Health Services will bill your primary and secondary health care plan on your behalf. However, you are ultimately responsible for the cost of services provided.  You may be billed if your healthcare plan does not process in a timely manner.  Further follow up with your insurance will be your responsibility.  We accept the following insurances:

• Medicaid
• Medicare
• Commercial Insurance 

Accepting New Medicaid Patients – All Ages

Financial Assistance

If you are uninsured or under insured, SWLA Center for Health Services offers a sliding fee scale based on income and household composition.  Please call us at 337-439-9983 for more information.  We can also assist you in applying for the following:

• Louisiana Medicaid


SWLA Center for Health Services (SWLA CHS) is committed to providing comprehensive primary health care to the residents of southwest louisiana – regardless of their ability to pay.




Pay your SWLA Center for Health Services patient portal online by clicking below.

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Payment can be made by sending check, money order or credit card information to the following address.  Please do not mail cash.

SWLA Center for Health Services

2000 Opelousas St

Lake Charles, LA, 70601




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We accept the following insurances:


Blue Cross Blue Shield | Cigna | Aetna | Benefit Management | Gilsbar | Humana

Multi-Plan | Office of Group Benefits | United Healthcare | Vantage Health Plan


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