Report to the House of Representatives Louisiana State Legislature - March 15, 2013. The report was produced as a result of a six month study of long term care financing, including: research, analysis, presentations from subject matter experts, debate, discussion and dialogue among the members and stakeholders. The methodology of the work of the study group utilized consensus decision-making. While participants may
not necessarily agree with every statement within the report, the report does reflect the
overall consensus of the study group.
The AMPAR report summarizes the activities of each agency relating to management and program analysis, outstanding accomplishments, areas of significant progress and specific management/operational issues that exist within each agency.
The Division of Administration, the Department of Health and Hospitals, and the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University, submits the attached response to HCR 139 of the 2013 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature regarding the operation and management of state hospitals by private entities to the House and Senate Committees on Health and Welfare and to the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals submits the attached response to ACT 210 of the 2013 Legislative Session, the Bayou Health Diabetes and Obesity Report to the Senate and House Committees on Health and Welfare, to comply with the provisions of the act.
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached response to SR 175. SR 175 directed DHH to study the most effective means by which to ensure open access to HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C medications for persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program known as “Bayou Health” and to submit its findings of the study to the House Committee on Health and Welfare.
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) submits the attached response to HR 164. HR 164 directed DHH to study the most effective means by which to ensure open access to HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C medications for persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program known as “Bayou Health” and to submit its findings of the study to the House Committee on Health and Welfare.
The charge of Act 212 of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session was to provide transparency relative to Medicaid managed care programs. Within the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH), this involves the Louisiana Behavioral Health Partnership (LBHP) and its included Coordinated System of Care (CSoC). To manage the LBHP, inclusive of CSoC, Magellan Health Services of Louisiana, Inc. (Magellan) was selected to administer the program as the statewide management organization (SMO). This report outlines responses to the requests made by the legislature in Act 212 relative to Magellan's management of care within the LBHP and CSoC.