RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

May 10, 2017
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement for professional services in the Medical Assistance Program in order to establish provisions for the enhanced one percent Federal Medical Assistance Percentage rate increase for the coverage of specified preventive services.
March 21, 2017
Amends the provisions governing children’s behavioral health services in order to terminate coverage and reimbursement of psychosocial rehabilitation services to youth.
March 10, 2017
Amends the provisions governing inpatient hospital services to reduce the total supplemental payments pool for non-rural, non-state hospitals classified as high Medicaid hospitals.
March 10, 2017
Amends the provisions of the March 1, 2017 Emergency Rule governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient hospital services to eliminate the pool for supplemental payments for graduate medical education in order to clarify these provisions, and to correct a technical error to assure that the provisions are promulgated in a clear and concise manner.
March 10, 2017
Amends the provisions governing inpatient hospital services to eliminate the total supplemental payments pool for graduate medical education payments to qualifying acute care hospitals.
February 13, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the Professional Services Program to revise the reimbursement methodology for supplemental payments to physicians and other professional service practitioners in order to clarify the qualifying criteria for these payments and to reformat the provisions to ensure they are promulgated in a clear and concise manner in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
February 13, 2017
Amends the provisions of the June 30, 2016 Emergency Rule governing disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments to major medical centers located in the central and northern areas of Louisiana in compliance with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements.
January 11, 2017
Amends the provisions of the October 20, 2016 Emergency Rule which revised the provisions governing disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments to Louisiana low-income academic hospitals in order to comply with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements.
December 14, 2016
In compliance with House Concurrent Resolution (HCR) 51 of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, amends the provisions governing reimbursement methodology for outpatient hospital services to increase the reimbursement rates paid to non-rural, non-state hospitals.
December 14, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to revise the method used for nursing facility rate setting and to make technical changes to align provisions with the approved State Plan amendment.