Behavioral Health

August 02, 2016
While expanding Medicaid coverage is going to be a chore in some places for health care providers, Gov. John Bel Edwards’ decision to expand the program to the working poor will benefit Louisiana both in the short run and in the longer term.
July 06, 2016
The Office of Behavioral Health has collaborated with the LA State Medical Society (LSMS) to address the Opioid epidemic with two educational initiatives. The first of which is Fri. Aug. 12th (4-6:30p); EBR Coroner, Beau Clark, MD will discuss, “Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives”.
June 06, 2016
The charge of Act 158 of the 2015 Regular Legislative Session was to provide transparency relative to Medicaid managed care programs. Within the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), this involves the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership (LBHP) and its included Coordinated System of Care (CSoC).
October 20, 2015
The Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Behavioral Health has submitted a Potpourri relative to the Substantive Changes and Public Hearing Notification - Opioid Antagonist Administration proposed Rule to the Office of The State Register for publication in the October 20, 2015, edition of the Louisiana Register.
September 15, 2015
This Request for Proposals (RFP) covers the administrative management of behavioral health services for non-Medicaid/uninsured individuals in need of behavioral health services in outpatient, residential, and acute care settings for both mental illness and/or substance use disorders.
August 28, 2015
Disasters leave lasting effects on Louisiana residents, DHH offers crisis line