Office of the Secretary

February 22, 2011
Today, the Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced appointments to the recently created CommunityCARE 2.0 Quality Committee.
February 14, 2011
Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today welcomed an endorsement from Blueprint Louisiana to transform Medicaid by implementing a system of coordinated care.
February 07, 2011
DHH will hold the first Medical Directors' Summit Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
February 04, 2011
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein joined leaders across the world in highlighting World Cancer Day, an effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about cancer prevalence and emphasize the importance of preventive measures that can reduce the risk of cancer death.
January 04, 2011
BATON ROUGE – The Department of Health and Hospitals learned late Monday that the state will have to repay $239.5 million to the federal government for overpayments the agency made to fund LSU hospitals between 1996 and 2007.
January 04, 2011
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced today the appointment of Kathy Kliebert as deputy secretary of the department upon the departure of Anthony Keck.
December 22, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced that acclaimed Louisiana Chef John Besh will join DHH's New Media Initiative as a guest on the Department's blog, www.myhealthla.org, for the next three months where he will be sharing healthy Louisiana-inspired recipes.
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.