RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Emergency Rules

October 21, 2021
Rescinds and replaces the provisions of the October 21, 2021 Emergency Rule which was promulgated to continue the expiring provisions of the Emergency Rule adopted on June 24, 2020 that amended Title 50 of the Louisiana Administrative Code due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.
September 20, 2021
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement in the Residential Options Waiver in order to establish a wage floor for direct support workers along with audit procedures, sanctions, and penalties in compliance with Act 119 and House Concurrent Resolution 127 of the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
September 20, 2021
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement in the Residential Options Waiver in order to establish a wage floor for direct support workers along with audit procedures, sanctions, and penalties in compliance with Act 119 and House Concurrent Resolution 127 of the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
September 20, 2021
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement in the New Opportunities Waiver in order to establish a wage floor for direct support workers along with audit procedures, sanctions, and penalties in compliance with Act 119 and House Concurrent Resolution 127 of the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
September 20, 2021
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement in the Children's Choice Waiver in order to establish a wage floor for direct support workers along with audit procedures, sanctions, and penalties in compliance with Act 119 and House Concurrent Resolution 127 of the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
August 30, 2021
Considering the devastating impacts and effects of Hurricane Ida on the residents of Louisiana, and the need to coordinate care, services, treatment, and placement for evacuees, Louisiana will allow for the following current relief to ICF/DDs.
April 09, 2021
Amends the December 23, 2020 Emergency Rule which amended reimbursement in the Professional Services and Pharmacy programs to adopt provisions governing vaccine administration during a declared public health emergency (PHE), in order to add language specifying the requirement for Medicaid reimbursement to pharmacies for administration of vaccines related to the PHE.
March 10, 2021
Amends the provisions of the December 3, 2016 Emergency Rule, which amended the provisions governing outpatient abortion facilities in order to comply with Acts 97, 563 and 593 of the 2016 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature which increased the time period for pre-operative services, mandated the distribution of printed information about services for pregnant women, and established provisions for the disposal of fetal remains, in order to amend provisions governing the length of retention of the certification of minors and the disposition of fetal remains.
February 19, 2021
 Rescinds the February 1, 2021 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing temporary rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities
February 01, 2021
Adopts provisions governing temporary rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities (ICFs/IID) that have a cooperative endeavor agreement with the Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities and have a high concentration of people who have intellectual/developmental disabilities, significant behavioral health needs, and high risk behavior resulting in previous interface with the judicial system, and for whom no other private ICFs/IID provider is able to support.  
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