RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

October 13, 2017
Amends the provisions governing laboratory and radiology services to terminate coverage and reimbursement of proton beam radiation therapy for recipients 21 years of age and older.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement for public facilities in order to extend the period of transitional rates for large facilities that provide continuous nursing coverage to medically fragile populations for an additional year.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions of the August 5, 2017 Emergency Rule governing inpatient hospital services in order to clarify the legislatively mandated requirements for Office of Public Health newborn screenings governed by these provisions.
October 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the FNR Program in order to: 1) adopt provisions for FNR approval for behavioral health services (BHS) providers that apply for licensure to provide psychosocial rehabilitation and/or community psychiatric support and treatment services; and 2) provide grandfather provisions for BHS providers who are licensed as of October 16, 2017, or have submitted an application for licensure prior to October 16, 2017.
August 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for non-state intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities to establish supplemental Medicaid payments.
July 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to suspend the provisions of LAC 50:II.Chapter 200, and to impose provisions to ensure that the rates in effect do not increase for the SFY 2016 rating period.
July 13, 2015
Rescinds the July 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which terminated the Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment (LaHIPP) Program.
July 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient hospital services rendered by non-rural, non-state hospitals to reinstate reimbursements for costs incurred in the purchase of blood products for certain Medicaid recipients diagnosed with, and receiving inpatient treatment for, hemophilia.
July 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the Facility Need Review (FNR) Program to remove outpatient abortion facilities from the FNR process.
June 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing targeted case management (TCM) services in order to adopt provisions for reimbursing the Department of Children and Family Services for services rendered to Medicaid eligible children by foster care and family support workers.