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



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




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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emergency hotline Number : (337) 439-9983

SWLA Center for Health Services sites are Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deemed facilities. SWLA Center for Health Services is a 501 (c)3 non-profit community-based Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) offering comprehensive medical, dental, mental health, and specialty healthcare services. SWLA is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).

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