RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Redeclared Emergency Rules

November 12, 2019
Continues the provisions of the April 1, 2019 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing copayment in the Pharmacy Benefits Management Program in order to add a copay tier to allow individuals with a household income of less than or equal to $800 per month to be charged $0 drug copays from April 1, 2019-December 31, 2019 to align with the corresponding State Plan Amendment approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in compliance with federal regulations and CMS requirements.
November 12, 2019
Continues the provisions of the December 3, 2016 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing outpatient abortion clinics in order to comply with the provisions of 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.
October 11, 2019
Amends the provisions governing the licensing of nursing facilities to adopt provisions governing virtual visitation to provide for consent, by a nursing facility resident or a legal representative, relative to the authorization for installation and use of a monitoring device in the room of the resident in compliance with Act 596 of the 2018 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
October 11, 2019
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2019 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for inpatient hospital services in order to increase outlier pool payments in compliance with House Concurrent Resolution 5 of the 2019 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
October 11, 2019
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2019 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing ambulance reimbursement in order to include non-emergency ground ambulance services in the health care service provider fees for ground ambulance service providers and the enhanced reimbursement for emergency ground ambulance transportation services, in compliance with Act 299 of the 2019 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
July 10, 2019
Continues the provisions of the April 1, 2019 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing copayment in the Pharmacy Benefits Management Program in order to add a copay tier to allow individuals with a household income of less than or equal to $800 per month to be charged $0 drug copays from April 1, 2019-December 31, 2019 to align with the corresponding State Plan Amendment approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in compliance with federal regulations and CMS requirements.
July 10, 2019
Amends the provisions governing the licensing of nursing facilities to adopt provisions governing virtual visitation to provide for consent, by a nursing facility resident or a legal representative, relative to the authorization for installation and use of a monitoring device in the room of the resident in compliance with Act 596 of the 2018 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
July 10, 2019
Continues the provisions of the December 3, 2016 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing outpatient abortion clinics in order to comply with the provisions of 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.
March 08, 2019
Continues the provisions of the December 3, 2016 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing outpatient abortion clinics in order to comply with the provisions of 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.
March 08, 2019
Amends the provisions governing the licensing of nursing facilities to adopt provisions governing virtual visitation to provide for consent, by a nursing facility resident or a legal representative, relative to the authorization for installation and use of a monitoring device in the room of the resident in compliance with Act 596 of the 2018 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature..
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