Medicaid

December 21, 2010
Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today thanked the nearly 1,000 people who attended public forums held throughout the state during the past month to enhance the dialogue on Making Medicaid Better, and reiterated his commitment to reforming Louisiana Medicaid.
December 07, 2010
The Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today reiterated the urgent need to reform Medicaid in the wake of the release of America's Health Rankings from the United Health Foundation.
December 03, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein will begin a statewide tour next week, meeting with citizens and health care providers to continue the department’s dialogue about how to make Medicaid better through managing the health care of recipients.
December 01, 2010
Making Medicaid Better newsletter 12.1.2010
November 23, 2010
Making Medicaid Better newsletter 11.23.2010
November 19, 2010
Louisiana Medicaid will launch a revised Enhanced Primary Care Case Management (PCCM) Program on Jan. 1 to better connect payments to physicians who meet key indicators of effective health care management.
November 17, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today joined the March of Dimes, Rep. Regina Barrow and other key stakeholders for prematurity awareness day to announce steps the Department is taking to reduce the rate of premature births in Louisiana.
November 15, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced a series of statewide and regional forums to further the dialogue with citizens and stakeholders on how to make Medicaid better by managing the health care of recipients.
October 22, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today recognized a $50 million funding deficit in Medicaid caused by unfunded increases in utilization. This deficit is being recognized in addition to the Department’s portion of the shortfall for FY 2010-11 also announced today.