Office of the Secretary

December 10, 2009
BATON ROUGE— Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine today announced a statewide effort to improve Louisiana’s birth outcomes, one of the most important indicators of a healthy society. Levine has asked assistant secretary of the Office of Public Health, M. Rony Francois, M.D., Ph.D., MPH, to lead the effort full time.
December 03, 2009
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today in Washington, D.C. Secretary Levine testified as part of a hearing entitled, ““Post-Katrina Recovery: Restoring Health Care in the New Orleans Region.”
December 03, 2009
BATON ROUGE— Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today in Washington, D.C. Secretary Levine testified as part of a hearing entitled, ““Post-Katrina Recovery: Restoring Health Care in the New Orleans Region.”
December 02, 2009
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine will testify December 3, 2009, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform at a hearing entitled "Post-Katrina Recovery: Restoring Health Care in the New Orleans Region."
December 02, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Alan Levine will testify December 3, 2009, before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform at a hearing entitled "Post-Katrina Recovery: Restoring Health Care in the New Orleans Region."
November 17, 2009
DHH Secretary Alan Levine released the following statement today regarding Louisiana’s improvement in United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings. The state increased from 50th to 47th, marking the state’s highest ranking in the 19 years the study has been published.
November 17, 2009
BATON ROUGE— DHH Secretary Alan Levine released the following statement today regarding Louisiana’s improvement in United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings. The state increased from 50th to 47th, marking the state’s highest ranking in the 19 years the study has been published.
November 02, 2009
The Department of Health and Hospitals released today its Louisiana Medicaid Expenditure Forecast Report, as well as the Department’s plan for reductions and fund shifts. DHH officials will address the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget at the State Capitol tomorrow beginning at 9 a.m.
October 29, 2009
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) today announced a first-ever, aggressive fraud initiative designed to identify fraudulent providers of in-home services for people in Medicaid. This effort is part of a partnership with Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. DHH will also work with the appropriate federal authorities.
October 29, 2009
BATON ROUGE – The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) today announced a first-ever, aggressive fraud initiative designed to identify fraudulent providers of in-home services for people in Medicaid. This effort is part of a partnership with Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. DHH will also work with the appropriate federal authorities.