Citizens with Developmental Disabilities

March 16, 2018
The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities will host a series of statewide community meetings for individuals with developmental disabilities who are on the agency’s waiting list for home and community-based waiver services. There are 20 meetings scheduled in 13 communities, beginning on March 20 in Pineville.
February 26, 2018
In an audit released today, the Legislative Auditor confirmed the Louisiana Department of Health’s on-going investigations of JABA Enterprises, LLC (JABA) for improperly billing the State for Medicaid services.
November 02, 2016
In order to better determine the level of services needed by Louisiana residents with developmental disabilities, the Louisiana Department of Health Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) will soon conduct individualized screenings for those who have applied for home and community-based waiver services and are on the agency’s waiting list.
August 21, 2016
Children with special medical needs are especially vulnerable
August 16, 2016
Baton Rouge, La. – Capital Area Human Services has informed the Louisiana Department of Health that the following service locations in the Baton Rouge area will be open the rest of this week.
June 23, 2016
Transition Checklist and Timeline for Medical Providers Caring for youth with special health care needs.
June 17, 2016
Last week, more than 6,300 surveys were mailed to individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members by the Louisiana Department of Health’s Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities. The annual survey is designed to gauge consumer satisfaction with the services provided by the State.
June 30, 2015
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) extended the discontinuation date of the Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment (LaHIPP) program Monday, moving the date from July 1 to Dec. 1, 2015.
June 04, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' (DHH) Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is conducting a survey this month to gauge satisfaction with the services it provides.
October 01, 2014
On Wednesday, October 1, 2014, individuals with disabilities, employers and advocates gathered on the Capitol steps to call attention to the importance of employment for people with disabilities and the beginning of Louisiana's observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.