January 07, 2011
These letters to the editor reflect opinions and viewpoints submitted to media outlets regarding the "Making Medicaid Better" initiative.
January 04, 2011
BATON ROUGE – The Department of Health and Hospitals learned late Monday that the state will have to repay $239.5 million to the federal government for overpayments the agency made to fund LSU hospitals between 1996 and 2007.
December 30, 2010
Louisiana will be among the first states to offer incentive payments to Medicaid providers and hospitals for adopting, implementing or upgrading electronic health record (EHR) technology to treat patients more efficiently, reduce their administrative work and share health information securely among medical facilities.
December 23, 2010
Message from DHH Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein Louisiana is on the verge of one of the most important health care reforms in our state’s history. We all know the statistics—a few weeks ago the United Health Foundation reiterated the problem when they announced that Louisiana fell two spots to 49th in the annual America’s Health Rankings.
December 21, 2010
Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today thanked the nearly 1,000 people who attended public forums held throughout the state during the past month to enhance the dialogue on Making Medicaid Better, and reiterated his commitment to reforming Louisiana Medicaid.
December 07, 2010
The Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today reiterated the urgent need to reform Medicaid in the wake of the release of America's Health Rankings from the United Health Foundation.
December 03, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein will begin a statewide tour next week, meeting with citizens and health care providers to continue the department’s dialogue about how to make Medicaid better through managing the health care of recipients.
December 01, 2010
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November 23, 2010
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November 19, 2010
Louisiana Medicaid will launch a revised Enhanced Primary Care Case Management (PCCM) Program on Jan. 1 to better connect payments to physicians who meet key indicators of effective health care management.