RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

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.
June 13, 2016
Continues the provisions of the July 11, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for nursing facilities in order to suspend the provisions of LAC 50:II.Chapter 200, and to impose provisions to ensure that the rates in effect do not increase for the SFY 2016 rating period.
June 13, 2016
Continues the provisions of the January 1, 2016 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing managed care for physical and basic behavioral health to provide clarification regarding the inclusion of non-emergency medical transportation services.
June 13, 2016
Amends the provisions governing hospice services in order to replace the retired local coverage determination (LCD) number with an active LCD number.
June 13, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the allocation of waiver opportunities in the New Opportunities Waiver (NOW) to revise the criteria for qualification for NOW emergency opportunities, simplify the allocation process for NOW emergency opportunities, and facilitate faster access to NOW emergency services for qualified individuals.