RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

December 23, 2020
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement in the Professional Services and Pharmacy programs in order to adopt provisions governing vaccine administration during a declared public health emergency
December 11, 2020
Amends the provisions of the October 19, 2020 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions of the Emergency Rule adopted April 8, 2020 and Title 50 of the Louisiana Administrative Code throughout the duration of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency declaration in order to remove provisions allowing self-attestation of certain eligibility criteria information.
October 20, 2020
Amends the provisions of the Emergency Rule adopted on April 8, 2020 and Title 50 of the Louisiana Administrative Code throughout the duration of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency declaration in order to require an attestation for adult day center providers to receive retainer payments.
September 23, 2020
Adopts provisions to allow licensed home and community-based services providers to operate outside of their licensed geographic areas in the event of a gubernatorial declared state of emergency or disaster in Louisiana.
August 25, 2020
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement for non-state intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities in order to increase the rate reimbursement rates to facilities that downsized from over 100 beds to less than 35 beds prior to December 31, 2010 without the benefit of a cooperative endeavor agreement, in compliance with Act 1 of the 2020 First Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
August 25, 2020
Amends the provisions governing the Adult Day Health Care Waiver, the Community Choices Waiver, and Long-Term Personal Care Services throughout the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency declaration, and clarifies that the Home and Community-Based Services waiver provisions which correspond to Louisiana's section 1915(c) Appendix K waiver will remain in effect for the duration of the Emergency Rules published in the April 20, 2020 edition of the Louisiana Register or until the Appendix K waiver termination date of January 26, 2021, whichever is later.
June 25, 2020
The Department of Health, Bureau of Health Services Financing, amends Title 50 of the Louisiana Administrative Code in order to enact temporary provisions to ensure the continuation of essential programs and services throughout the duration of the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19) public health emergency declaration.
April 20, 2020
Today, the Louisiana Department of Health issued a revised order for medical and surgical procedures. This guidance is necessary during a public health emergency to preserve personal protective equipment, to properly utilize hospital staffing and to ensure adequate hospital bed capacity.
April 08, 2020
In response to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency declarations and the rapid advancement of COVID-19 throughout Louisiana, the Department of Health, Bureau of Health Services Financing, the Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS), and the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) further amend Title 50 of the Louisiana Administrative Code in order to temporarily adopt additional provisions to ensure the continuation of essential programs and services, and to rescind and replace the nursing facility add-on provisions of the previous COVID-19 Emergency Rule in order to clarify the eligible nursing facility providers.
March 25, 2020
In response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) public health emergency declarations and the rapid advancement of COVID-19 throughout Louisiana, the Department of Health, Bureau of Health Services Financing, the Office of Aging and Adult Services (OAAS), and the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) amend the provisions of Title 50 of the Louisiana Administrative Code in order to adopt temporary measures to provide for the continuation of essential programs and services to ensure the health and welfare of the citizens of Louisiana in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:953(B)(1) et seq.
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