RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

February 11, 2016
Amends the provisions governing managed care for physical and behavioral health to enroll the new adult group into the Bayou Health Program.
February 11, 2016
Repeals the provisions governing the Greater New Orleans Community Health Connection (GNOCHC) Waiver in order to terminate this optional Medicaid program. The terms and conditions of the GNOCHC Waiver require termination of the waiver concurrent with the implementation of Medicaid coverage for the new adult group provided by the Affordable Care Act.
January 12, 2016
Amends the provisions governing LT-PCS in order to 1) terminate the Louisiana Personal Options Program (La POP); 2) revise the eligibility requirements for shared LT-PCS; and 3) clarify the provisions governing the activities of daily living.
January 12, 2016
Continues the provisions of the April 15, 2013 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing reimbursement for Medicaid payments for outpatient services provided by non-state owned major teaching hospitals participating in public-private partnerships which assume the provision of services that were previously delivered and terminated or reduced by a state owned and operated facility.
January 12, 2016
Continues the provisions of the April 15, 2013 and July 20, 2013 Emergency Rules which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient services provided by non-state owned major teaching hospitals participating in public-private partnerships which assume the provision of services that were previously delivered and terminated or reduced by a state-owned and operated facility to establish an interim per diem reimbursement.
January 12, 2016
Amends the provisions governing cochlear devices covered under the EPSDT program in order to reduce the minimum age requirements for implantation of these devices in order to align these provisions with the national standards.
December 14, 2015
Continues the provisions of the November 1, 2012 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing inpatient hospital services to establish supplemental Medicaid payments to non-state (private) owned hospitals in order to encourage them to take over the operation and management of state-owned and operated hospitals that have terminated or reduced services.
December 14, 2015
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing reimbursement for inpatient hospital services in order to reinstate reimbursements for costs incurred in the purchase of blood products for certain Medicaid recipients diagnosed with, and receiving inpatient treatment for, hemophilia.
December 14, 2015
Continues the provisions of the November 1, 2012 and March 2, 2013 Emergency Rules which amended the provisions governing outpatient hospital services to establish supplemental Medicaid payments to non-state owned hospitals in order to encourage them to take over the operation and management of state-owned hospitals that have terminated or reduced services.
December 14, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the Direct Service Worker (DSW) Registry in order to revise and clarify these provisions to align the DSW Registry Rule with R.S. 40:2179-40:2179.1.