RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

November 12, 2015
Continues the provisions of the October 1, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for ICFs/ID to establish reimbursement for complex care services provided to Medicaid recipients residing in non-state ICFs/ID.
November 12, 2015
Continues the provisions of the October 4, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient hospital services rendered by children’s specialty hospitals to revise the reimbursement methodology and establish outlier payment provisions.
October 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to establish supplemental Medicaid payments for qualifying nursing facilities, owned or operated by a non-state governmental organization (NSGO), that have entered into an agreement with the department to participate.
October 13, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the Residential Options Waiver (ROW) to create a reserved capacity group to allow individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services in the Community Choices Waiver or the Adult Day Health Care Waiver programs to transition into the ROW.
October 13, 2015
Continues the provisions of the October 20, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions of the July 1, 2015 Emergency Rule in order to correct the formatting of §12503 as a result of the promulgation of a January 20, 2015 Rule governing the FNR process.
October 13, 2015
Continues the provisions of the provisions of the September 20, 2014 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions of the May 24, 2014 Emergency Rule to clarify the provisions governing the payment methodology to Louisiana Low-Income Academic Hospitals.
October 13, 2015
Continues the provisions of the December 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing adult mental health services in order to: 1) provide Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for licensed mental health professional services and mental health rehabilitative services to adult members enrolled in Bayou Health and terminate the behavioral health services rendered under the 1915(i) State Plan authority; 2) establish the recipient qualifications criteria; and 3) revise the assessment and plan of care requirements.
September 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing rural health clinic services in order to remove the 12 visits per year limit for Medicaid recipients 21 years of age and older.
September 11, 2015
Repeals the September 20, 1975 Rule governing physician visits, adopts provisions in the Professional Services Program governing physician services in order to remove the limits from outpatient physician visits, and ensures that these provisions are promulgated in a codified format for inclusion in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
September 11, 2015
Amends the provisions governing the licensing of pain management clinics to provide for the expiration of licensure exemptions and related matters in compliance with Act 714 of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, and to revise these provisions to ensure that they are consistent with licensing standards for other health care providers and current enforcement processes.