RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

August 15, 2017
Amends the provisions governing level of care pathways in order to further clarify these provisions.
August 11, 2017
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2017 Emergency Rule which amended 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 current rates in effect do not increase for the SFY 2018 rating period.
August 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the New Opportunities Waiver in order to align language with the current approved waiver application, incorporate federal home and community-based settings requirements and clarify current policy.
August 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the licensing standards for home and community-based services providers in order to further clarify and correct the formatting of these provisions to assure that these provisions are promulgated in a clear and concise manner in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
August 11, 2017
Adopts provisions governing the licensing of adult brain injury facilities in order to comply with the directives of Act 245 of the 2005 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
July 11, 2017
Adopts provisions which mandate utilization of an electronic visit verification system for long-term personal care services (LT-PCS) and amends the provisions governing freedom of choice for LT-PCS participants.
July 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the hospital licensing standards in order to further clarify the provisions governing respiratory equipment requirements for level 3 and level 3 surgical neonatal intensive care units.
July 11, 2017
Amends the general provisions governing Home and Community-Based Services Waivers in order to: 1) adopt removal criteria for the freedom of choice list; 2) revise the provisions governing termination of coverage for displaced residents; 3) adopt criteria related to the settings in which all home and community-based services are delivered; 4) adopt criteria for use of an electronic visit verification system for home and community-based services; and 5) adopt incident reporting requirements.
July 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing the licensing standards for adult residential care providers (ARCP) in order to include specific provisions for continuing education for ARCP administrators and to ensure consistency with other licensing standards.
July 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing adult day health care (ADHC) in order to: 1) adopt provisions which will allow licensed ADHC providers certified as Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) to achieved accreditation status for licensure; 2) allow for the inactivation of the provider’s license under certain circumstances and specific provisions for cessation of business; and 3) clarify the requirements for checking the Direct Service Worker Registry and obtaining criminal history checks.