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Continues the provisions of the December 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing adult mental health services in order to:  1) provide Medicaid coverage and reimbursement for licensed mental health professional services and mental health rehabilitative services to adult members enrolled in Bayou Health and terminate the behavioral health services rendered under the 1915(i) State Plan authority; 2) establish the recipient qualifications criteria; and 3) revise the assessment and plan of care requirements.

Contact Information: J. Ruth Kennedy, Medicaid Director, P.O. Box 91030, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9030

Act 401 Compliance:  The Notices of Intent pages were developed in accordance with ACT 401 of the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session.

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