RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

January 11, 2023
Repeals inpatient hospital services rules which were promulgated prior to implementation of the Louisiana Administrative Code codification system as it has been determined that the provisions are obsolete and should be repealed.
January 11, 2023
Amends the provisions governing the dental benefits prepaid ambulatory health plan in order to allow Medicaid beneficiaries age 21 or older who reside in intermediate care facilities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to receive dental services administered by a dental benefits plan manager.
December 12, 2022
Continues the provisions of the November 18, 2022 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the licensing of nursing facilities in order to: provide requirements for generators or other department approved alternate electrical power sources; adopt provisions concerning healthcare workplace violence; and adopt requirements and standards for nursing home emergency preparedness plans, in compliance with Acts 253, 461, and 522 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
December 12, 2022
Adopts provisions governing coverage of genetic testing of critically ill infants and provides Medicaid reimbursement outside of the inpatient hospital per diem, in compliance with Act 501 of the 2022 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
December 12, 2022
Continues the provisions of the November 18, 2022 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the Community Choices Waiver in order to add medically tailored meals and assistive technology as covered services, as authorized under section 9817 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
December 12, 2022
Continues the provisions of the November 18, 2022 Emergency Rule which amended provisions governing the Adult Day Health Care Waiver in order to add assistive technology as a covered service, as authorized under section 9817 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
December 12, 2022
Amends the provisions governing the licensing of free-standing birth centers (FSBCs) in order to: add and update definitions; clarify licensing requirements and responsibilities of the governing board; modify education and training requirements of personnel; and update FSBC service delivery requirements.
November 10, 2022
Continues the provisions of the October 5, 2022 Emergency Rule which established criteria for an acute care hospital to qualify as an urban metropolitan statistical area facility-New Orleans area and the reimbursement methodology for the provision of outpatient services.
November 10, 2022
Continues the provisions of the September 21, 2022 Emergency Rule which adopted provisions governing directed payments to qualifying hospitals that participated in the Healthy Louisiana Program and contract with the Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) to provide inpatient and outpatient services to MCO employees.
November 10, 2022
Continues the provisions of the October 5, 2022 Emergency Rule which established criteria for an acute care hospital to qualify as an urban metropolitan statistical area facility-New Orleans area and the reimbursement methodology for the provision of inpatient services.
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