Information for OCDD Providers
How to Become a Provider
Get more information from the Department of Health (LDH) Health Standards Section on how to become a provider, click here.
Monthly Provider Calls and Upcoming Provider Events has moved. Please click here for access. The link also contains:
- Information pertaining to the workforce initiative
- Provider workforce survey results
- Regional provide workforce summits
Background Checks and Screening
Get more information from the LDH Health Standards Section on background checks and screening, click here.
Common Provider Questions of Developmental Disabilities Services (FAQs)
Get the answers to common questions that other providers, like you have already asked relating to being a provider of developmental disabilities services, click here.
Compliance and Oversight
Get the latest information from the LDH Health Standards Section on compliance and oversight, click here. Compliance and oversight information can also be found in the Medicaid provider manuals, click here.
EarlySteps Information for Providers
If you are currently a provider or interested in becoming an EarlySteps provider, click here.
Freedom of Choice Providers
If you are a provider and would like to be added to the Freedom of Choice Providers listing OR if you are a provider and would like to make changes regarding your current information, please complete the Medicaid Freedom of Choice List for Waiver Services - Provider Request Form, click here (Updated). To view the Freedom of Choice Provider Listing map, click here.
Emergency Preparedness Information for Providers and Support Coordinators
In the event of a disaster, people with disabilities may need special assistance during their stay in an emergency shelter. These resources provide guidance for care during emergency situations. Located under "Related Files" providers and support coordinators can access best practices and guidelines. To access all emergency preparedness information, click here.
Health Standards Section
LDH Health Standards Section is responsible for the licenses health care facilities to operate in the state of Louisiana and certifies these facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid. HSS enforces regulatory compliance for health care facilities in the State of Louisiana. To learn more about HSS, click here.
Helpful Phone Numbers for Providers
To gain access to helpful phone numbers that are frequently used by providers, please click here.
Submit reports of alleged neglect, abuse, injuries, misappropriation, and critical incidents through the web-based application, known as the Online Tracking Incident System, which is commonly referred to as OTIS, click here.
Information for Health Care Providers
LDH serves as a resource for health care providers. The Medicaid webpages offer valuable information about the program, click here.
Information for Medicaid Providers
Louisiana's Medicaid providers deliver, valuable services to the state's Medicaid recipients, and their continued input and participation are critical to the state's health care delivery system. To get important contacts, click here.
Licensure and Certification
Get more information from the LDH Health Standards Section on Licensure and Certification, click here.
Louisiana Medicaid Provider Support Center
A one-stop source of various information and topics to assist Medicaid providers, click here.
Medicaid Rate Setting and Audit Resources
Obtain additional information regarding Medicaid rate setting and audit, click here.
OCDD Publications and Reports
To access the latest OCDD publications and reports, click here.
OCDD Waiver Guidelines, Documents and Forms
To access the latest OCDD waiver guidelines, documents and forms, click here.
Get the provider application information on how to become a new enrollment and/or change ownership OR if you are currently an enrolled provider, forms to update existing provider information, click here.
Providers and Individuals Excluded from Delivering Services
The intent of the service provider manual is to present useful information and guidance to providers participating in the Louisiana Medicaid Program. The manual is divided into two major components, a general information and administration chapter and individual program chapters, click here.
The Provider Relations Department is available to help providers with all of their billing and training questions. Provider Relations maintains a telephone inquiry staff as well as a correspondence unit. To contact the Provider Relations Department, call (800) 473-2783, (225) 924-5040 or click here.
OCDD ICF/IID Programmatic Unit
The ICF/IID Programmatic Unit is available to assist providers in enhancing quality of services for individuals residing in the facilities through specialized training and technical support. To get more information about this unit, click here.
Report Medicaid Fraud
Medicaid fraud is a crime that steals taxpayer money and robs vulnerable residents of care. If you suspect a recipient or a doctor, clinic, hospital, home health service or any other kind of medical provider is committing Medicaid fraud, report it, click here.
Resource Allocation Information
To get the latest New Opportunities Waiver (NOW) information regarding resource allocation, click here.
View links for state and national resources relating to services to information for individuals and with developmental disabilities and their families, click here.
Providers who provide services in the OCDD waivers will need to contact Statistical Resources, Inc. to obtain the LAST software in order to input data. Statistical Resources, Inc. can be contacted at (225) 767-0501. There is no cost for the software and training offered by SRI.
To view the various provider training materials listed, please click here.
- 10.24.2016 Provider Transition Planning Process Agenda
- 10.24.2016 Provider Transition Planning Process PPT
- 10.24.2016 Provider Transition Planning Process Transiton Plan Final Version
- 10.24.2016 Provider Transition Planning Process Meeting Sign In Sheet
- 10.24.2016 Provider Transition Planning Process Flyer
- 10.21.2016 Mark Thomas Mandatory Provider Meeting Sign in Sheet
- 10.21.2016 Mandatory Provider Discussion of HCBS Settings Rule, including Employment PPT
- 04.15.2016 Employment and Social Security Disability Benefits: An Introduction to the Basics
- 04.15.2016 Employment and Social Security Disability Benefits: An Introduction to the Basics: Video
- Certified Medication Administration Course Materials
- OCDD Certified Medication Attendant Presentation
- Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Boot Camp
- Program Integrity Presentation
- Provider Meeting on Medication Administration
- Provider Organization/Support Coordination Meeting/Office of State Attorney General Presentation
- Medication Administration 16 HR Training Course
To View HCBS Provider Training Videos