RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

November 10, 2022
Continues the provisions of the September 21, 2022 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing healthcare services provider fees in order to revise the assessment methodology for hospital services providers in compliance with article VII, section 10.13 of the Constitution of Louisiana.
November 10, 2022
Amends the provisions governing health care facility sanctions in order to establish duties and requirements addressing workplace violence and to add and update definitions in compliance with Act 461 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
November 10, 2022
Amends the provisions governing reimbursement for personal care services (PCS) provided to beneficiaries in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program in order to remove outdated language regarding a wage enhancement that is not applicable to the current EPSDT-PCS program.
October 10, 2022
Amends the provisions governing the Nursing Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program in order to update the licensing requirements for medication attendants certified that provide services in licensed long-term care facilities, in compliance with Act 112 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
October 10, 2022
Amends the provisions governing inpatient hospital services in order to expand the qualifications for classification as a teaching hospital to include facilities that have documented affiliation agreements with Louisiana medical schools accredited by the Commission of Osteopathic College Accreditation, in compliance with Act 152 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
October 10, 2022
Amends the provisions governing the licensing of adult residential care providers in order to update the definitions and requirements for medication administration, and to remove the facility need review requirement, in compliance with Acts 112 and 531 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
September 12, 2022
Continues the provisions of the July 31, 2022 Emergency Rule which adopted provisions governing targeted case management services in order to establish workforce retention bonus payments along with audit procedures and sanctions.
September 12, 2022
Continues the provisions of the July 31, 2022 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing targeted case management services in order to increase reimbursement and utilize a flat rate reimbursement methodology for services in the EarlySteps Program, in compliance with Act 199 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
September 12, 2022
Amends the provisions governing the Pharmacy Benefits Management Program in order to allow for a six-month supply of contraceptives. In addition, this proposed Rule allows a ninety-day supply of maintenance medications, and exempts pharmacy services provided during a federal public health emergency from copayment requirements.
September 12, 2022
Continues the provisions of the July 31, 2022 Emergency Rule which adopted provisions governing long term-personal care services in order to establish a direct wage floor and workforce retention bonus payments for direct service workers along with audit procedures and sanctions, in compliance with House Concurrent Resolution 127 of the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
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