Medicaid

November 17, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today joined the March of Dimes, Rep. Regina Barrow and other key stakeholders for prematurity awareness day to announce steps the Department is taking to reduce the rate of premature births in Louisiana.
November 15, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced a series of statewide and regional forums to further the dialogue with citizens and stakeholders on how to make Medicaid better by managing the health care of recipients.
October 22, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today recognized a $50 million funding deficit in Medicaid caused by unfunded increases in utilization. This deficit is being recognized in addition to the Department’s portion of the shortfall for FY 2010-11 also announced today.
October 22, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced mid-year reductions in department spending of state general funds, and proposed utilization of other means of financing, in order to save $20.8 million in fiscal year 2010-2011. DHH’s savings are part of an overall mid-year reduction plan for each agency to help address the state’s shortfall from FY 2010.