RULEMAKING: Medicaid - Notices of Intent

May 11, 2016
Continues the provisions of the July 1, 2015 Emergency Rule which amended the provisions governing school-based nursing services covered in the EPSDT Program to remove the IEP requirement.
May 11, 2016
Continues the provisions of the March 5, 2015 Emergency Rule which repealed the provisions governing disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments for Mental Health Emergency Room Extensions in order to eliminate these DSH payments.
April 11, 2016
Continues the provisions of the October 1, 2014 and the May 20, 2015 Emergency Rules which repealed the October 20, 1994 Rule governing non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) services in order to revise the provisions governing NEMT services, amend the provisions governing the reimbursement methodology for NEMT services to replace the monthly payment of capitated rates with a monthly per trip payment methodology, incorporate provisions governing appeals rights for denials and partial denials of NEMT services and to ensure that these provisions are appropriately promulgated in a codified format for inclusion in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
April 11, 2016
Amends the provisions governing Medicaid financial eligibility in order to incorporate reasonable limits on incurred medical expense deductions in long-term care financial eligibility determinations, and to promulgate these provisions in a codified format for inclusion in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
April 11, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the licensing standards in order to further clarify these provisions to comply with the directives of House Concurrent Resolution 92 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
April 11, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the licensing standards in order to further clarify these provisions to comply with the directives of House Concurrent Resolution 92 of the 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.
March 15, 2016
Repeals and replaces the provisions governing recipient appeals and fair hearings in the May 20, 1996 Rule in order to update the provisions to be consistent with current operations, and to repromulgate the provisions in a clear and concise manner for inclusion in the Louisiana Administrative Code.
March 15, 2016
Adopts provisions to establish a Medicaid asset verification process to verify the assets of aged, blind or disabled applicants for, and recipients of, Medicaid benefits. The proposed Rule will serve to establish the internal procedures for verifying assets, but will not have a direct impact on Medicaid enrollment or eligibility.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing hospital licensing standards in order to align these provisions with current standards of practice and staffing guidelines.
March 15, 2016
Amends the provisions governing the Supports Waiver in order to clarify the reimbursement methodology, remove language that provides historical information pertaining to the rate reimbursement and revise terminology associated with Supports Waiver reimbursements.