LDH Business Plan

November 17, 2022
The Rural Health Scholars Program is part of LDH's Fiscal Year 2022 business plan strategy to diversify the state’s health workforce and improve patient experiences. LDH will further build upon this work in Fiscal Year 2023.
October 31, 2022
FY 2023 plan addresses preventative health, workforce expansion and diversification, transparency and accountability, and many more health issues facing Louisianans
August 25, 2022
Louisiana Medicaid has received approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to implement a new payment model for hospitals that is based on Medicaid utilization.
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.
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