RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

January 11, 2017
Reinstates the Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (LaHIPP) in order to reduce Medicaid costs by establishing or maintaining a third party resource as the primary payer of the Medicaid recipient’s medical expenses.
January 11, 2017
Amends the provisions governing managed care for physical and behavioral health in order to exclude Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment Program (LaHIPP) participants from participation in managed care for physical and behavioral health.
January 11, 2017
Continues the provisions of the August 1, 2015 and July 20, 2016 Emergency Rules which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities (ICFs/ID) in order to adopt provisions to establish supplemental Medicaid payments for services provided to Medicaid recipients residing in privately-owned facilities that enter into a cooperative endeavor agreement with the department and established upper payment limits for supplemental payments to private intermediate care facilities entering into a cooperative endeavor agreement with the department.
November 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing home and community-based behavioral health services in order to clarify the provisions to ensure adequate service coordination and delivery.
July 11, 2016
Amends the provisions governing LT-PCS to remove the non-medical transportation services provisions erroneously continued in the June 20, 2016 Rule in order to ensure that the provisions are promulgated accurately in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
July 11, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the new adult eligibility group in order to clarify the provisions of the May 20, 2016 Rule which adopted provisions in the Medicaid Program to expand coverage to the new adult group.
July 11, 2016
Amends the licensing standards governing hospitals in order to amend the provisions governing emergency services provided by free-standing emergency facilities.
July 11, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the Facility Need Review (FNR) Program in order to establish licensing criteria for hospital off-site campuses which provide emergency services.
June 13, 2016
Amends the provisions governing rural health clinics in order to allow certified medical assistants to apply fluoride varnish under the direction of a certified physician, and to establish training requirements for appliers of fluoride varnish.
June 13, 2016
Amends the provisions governing professional services in order to allow certified medical assistants to apply fluoride varnish under the direction of a certified physician, and to establish training requirements for appliers of fluoride varnish.