RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

March 10, 2023
Continues the provisions of the February 20, 2023 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the licensing of hospitals in order to update the process for granting waivers to building and construction guidelines or requirements and to update provisions governing the clinical operation of hospitals.
March 10, 2023
Amends the provisions governing the resource assessment and allocation process in the Community Choices Waiver in order to update the language regarding interRAI assessments.
March 10, 2023
Amends the provisions governing the dental benefits prepaid ambulatory health plan in order to remove language that allows for a retainage of funds from the per member, per month capitation payment to the dental benefit plan manager (DBPM) as surety for performance under the contract, since funds are withheld under the current DBPM contract for specific penalties.
February 13, 2023
Amends the provisions governing long term-personal care services (LT-PCS) in order to update and remove obsolete terminology to reflect the current assessment tool used to determine LT-PCS eligibility, and to ensure that consistent language is used throughout the administrative Rule.
February 13, 2023
Continues the provisions of the January 1, 2023 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing financial eligibility in the Medical Assistance Program in order to disregard unspent funds received by settlement class members in the case of Nancy Anderson, et al. v. Bob Dean Jr., et al., 24th Judicial District Court, Parish of Jefferson, No. 820-839 from resources.
February 13, 2023
Continues the provisions of the January 20, 2023 Emergency Rule which adopted provisions in the Medical Transportation Program in order to establish guidelines for the administration and distribution of American Rescue Plan Act bonus payment funds to eligible non-emergency medical transportation providers.
February 13, 2023
Amends the provisions governing the Home Health Program in order to add nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and physician assistants as healthcare providers authorized to order home health services in compliance with Act 181 of the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, repeal emergency provisions that are no longer applicable as a result of this change, and modify the locations in which home health services may be provided to be consistent with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements.
February 13, 2023
Continues the provisions of the January 10, 2023 Emergency Rule which adopted provisions governing American Rescue Plan Act funding in the Home Health Program in order to establish recruitment and retention payments for nurses that provide extended home health services to beneficiaries under the age of 21 who are in a Medicaid waiver program.
January 11, 2023
Amends the provisions governing managed care for physical and behavioral health in order to ensure the Louisiana Administrative Code accurately reflects the current reimbursement methodology for federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics.
January 11, 2023
Amends the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities in order to allow for an additional add-on rate for comprehensive dental care provided to Medicaid beneficiaries age 21 or older who reside in these facilities.
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