LDH Business Plan

August 08, 2022
Strengthening LDH programs that target enhanced breastfeeding practices and quality of care in Louisiana hospitals holds the potential to improve the lives of mothers and their babies across Louisiana, and particularly among vulnerable populations that have faced historical barriers.
July 22, 2022
The awards are part of the Louisiana Department of Health's inaugural Public University Partnership Program (PUPP). Forging new strategic partnerships with Louisiana's public universities and colleges is a key initiative in the Fiscal Year 2022 LDH Business Plan.
June 30, 2022
Louisiana Medicaid is expanding its comprehensive dental care to adults ages 21 and up with intellectual or developmental disabilities who are enrolled in the New Opportunities Waiver, Residential Options Waiver or the Supports Waiver.
June 21, 2022
About 35 students from the Incarnate Word Head Start and Early Head Start in New Orleans were adorned in short white coats, the symbol of a commitment to lifelong learning in healthcare, which they will keep as a memento. The students also participated in various activities.
May 11, 2022
The Louisiana Department of Health - Office of Behavioral Health is expanding flexibility to accessible, evidence-based opioid treatment services in Louisiana with 24/7 services in the Northwest and Northshore regions of Louisiana.
May 05, 2022
This Mother's Day, the Louisiana Department of Health is proud to announce the statewide cesarean delivery rate among the vast majority of Louisiana hospitals in 2021 fell to 28.5%, from 33%, in large part thanks to the work of Louisiana hospitals participating in the Department's Safe Births Initiative.
May 04, 2022
Mobile Crisis Response, Community Brief Crisis Support and Behavioral Health Crisis Care are the first three of four Medicaid services affiliated with the Louisiana Crisis Response System.
April 27, 2022
Continuing its commitment to addressing the opioid epidemic, the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) will open two new Opioid Treatment Programs (OTPs) in Houma and Bogalusa, bringing the overall number of Louisiana OTPs to 12. The evidence-based behavioral health treatment services will increase access to treatment services for 400 to 1,200 individuals per month.
March 04, 2022
The goal is to raise screening rates by 2 percentage points in 2022 as part of the Department's FY 2022 Business Plan, which has set prevention benchmarks in several areas.
November 01, 2021
The 17 initiatives are aimed at improving the health and well-being of Louisianans with an emphasis on prevention; reshaping the #TeamLDH work culture; and enhancing customer service, partnerships and community relations, while being transparent, accountable and compliant with state and federal regulations.
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